Parvati

(1959 CC1 )
CURRENT POSITION: 9 VIR 10
Incl: 2.45299
Eccent: 0.1162088
Period: 3.1947154854891 years
AU 2.1690758
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

1.2.1959 06:49 Flagstaff 111w40 35n12 observations 1

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Named for the daughter of the Himalayas and wife of Siva {see planet  (1170)} in the mythology of India. She was often portrayed as a beautiful young woman at Siva’s side and was instructed by him in the arts of asceticism and dancing. (M 22828)

Named by the Minor Planet Names Committee following a suggestion by F. Pilcher.

Avastatud: 1-2-1959 Avastamiskoht: Flagstaff Avastajad: Lowell Observatory

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