Inti

(2553 P-L )
CURRENT POSITION: 2 GEM 52
Incl: 0.58183
Eccent: 0.1500172
Period: 5.5305371388847 years
AU 3.1272659
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

24.9.1960 11:05 Palomar 116w51 33n21 observations 1

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Named for the sun god in Inca religion, also called Apu-Punchau, believed to be the ancestor of the Incas. Inti was at the head of the state cult. He was usually represented in human form, his face portrayed as a gold disk from which rays and flames extended. Inti's sister was the moon, Mama-Kilya, who was portrayed as a silver disk with human features.

Named for the sun god in Inca religion, also called Apu-Punchau, believed to be the ancestor of the Incas. Inti was at the head of the state cult. He was usually represented in human form, his face portrayed as a gold disk from which rays and flames extended. Inti’s sister was the moon, Mama-Kilya, who was portrayed as a silver disk with human features. (M 34353)

Name proposed and citation prepared by SBNC.

Avastatud: 24-9-1960 Avastamiskoht: Palomar Avastajad: van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehr

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