Hathor

(1976 UA )
CURRENT POSITION: 21 VIR 33
Incl: 5.8584
Eccent: 0.449868
Period: 0.77520349060185 years
AU 0.8438471
Type: 8802

Discovery Chart

22.10.1976 06:40 Palomar 116w51 33n21 observations 1

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Like the other objects of Aten type, (2340) is named for an Egyptian deity. Known as a sky-goddess and the daughter of Ra, Hathor was also identified with Aphrodite. Name proposed by E. Helin, who made an independent discovery of the object and who also made crucial recovery observations in 1981.

Like the other objects of Aten type, (2340) is named for an Egyptian deity. Known as a sky-goddess and the daughter of Ra, Hathor was also identified with Aphrodite {see planet  (1388)}. (M 6060)

Name proposed by E. Helin, who made an independent discovery of the object and who also made crucial recovery observations in 1981.

Hathor is the same goddess as Athor {see planet  (161)}.

Avastatud: 22-10-1976 Avastamiskoht: Palomar Avastajad: Kowal, C. T.

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