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n. Greek Mythology
The goddess of justice.
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His first was 5 Astraea in 1845, which he turned up only after 15 years of dogged asteroid hunting by carefully comparing his eyepiece views against star maps, often homemade.
4 star Hipparcos 75185 by the minor planet 5 Astraea in the constellation of Libra was expected to cover Polokwane, the province in which I live, after crossing the Australian mainland and the Indian Ocean.
Among the first few asteroids to be discovered were 5 Astraea, 6 Hebe, and 8 Flora, all found in the heady asteroid-discovery years from 1845 to 1847.