Melitta

(1909 FN )
CURRENT POSITION: 6 SCO 35
Incl: 12.83979
Eccent: 0.1218273
Period: 5.3636609899063 years
AU 3.064038
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

16.1.1909 00:00 Greenwich 24e45 59n26 observations 0

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Melitta is the Attic form of the Greek Melissa, daughter of the Cretan king Melissus and sister of Amalthea {see planet  (113)}. She was changed into a bee. At the same time the name is a play upon words for its resemblance to the discoverer’s name. (H 69)

Avastatud: 16-1-1909 Avastamiskoht: Greenwich Avastajad: Melotte, P.

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