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NOW @ 4 GEM 38
FOUND @ 18 PIS 56
Inclination: 12.108
Eccentricity: 0.142
Period: 4.85 years
AU 2.865
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

2.9.1877 00:00 Ann Arbor 24e45 59n26 observations 0

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Named for the daughter of Minos {see planet  (6239)}, king of Crete, and Pasiphae, sister of Ariadne {see planet  (43)} and wife of Theseus. Phaedra became infatuated with her stepson Hippolytus and made overtures to him, but was rejected. In anger and humiliation she hanged herself, but left a message accusing Hippolytus of having attacked her. The outraged Theseus, without hearing Hippolytus’ side of the story, appealed to Poseidon {see planet  (4341)}, god of sea, for appropriate revenge. Poseidon sent a sea monster which terrified Hippolytus’ horses so that they bolted and dragged their master to his death under the wheels of his own chariot. (Z 202) _ _.

Avastatud: 2-9-1877 Avastamiskoht: Ann Arbor Avastajad: Watson, J. C.

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