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Bettina, asteroid 250 (the 250th asteroid to be discovered, on September 3, 1885), is approximately 128 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 5.6 years. It was named after the baroness Rothschild, who, according to Jacob Schwartz, “purchased the right to name the asteroid for the fifty pounds the discoverer needed to finance a solar eclipse expedition.” In a natal chart, Bettina may show where one gives or is otherwise generous with an expectation of reward.


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Room, Adrian. Dictionary of Astronomical Names. London: Routledge, 1988.
Schwartz, Jacob. Asteroid Name Encyclopedia. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1995.
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The court of appeals upheld a decision to terminate the parental rights of Appellants Bettina and Daniel Dorr as to their autistic young son.
The artist's widow, Bettina, who more than anybody else, knew him as artist and person, said at the opening of the exhibit, that Onib "createda body of works that utilizes the figurative expressionist technique of distortion to portray the inner torment experienced by modern man.
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Deux ans apres Drain, sa derniere exposition a Montreal, Bettina Hoffmann revient a la charge avec Touch, presentee cette fois dans les murs de la Galerie Occurrence (1).
Take the case of psychopath Michael Murphy, 55, who murdered and raped German tourist Bettina Poeschel as she made her way to the Newgrange Visitor Centre.
Lina telarana azul, el cielo, cuando el padre y la hija enfilan por la Panamericana Norte hacia Los Andes y luego los Caracoles y el Cristo Redentor y San Luis y la pampa demasiado quieta y alguna bandada de pajaros de repente y bien al final Campana, el pueblo donde vivieron sus padres hasta que se trasladaron a Chile; ese lugar con olor a caucho donde hoy sigue viviendo la hermana menor de su madre, la tia Bettina.
THE annual market hall installations created by Bettina Reeves and Arts Alive Wales for the Abergavenny Food Festival are a huge draw for visitors each autumn.
RKF Vice Chairman Ariel Schuster, Managing Director Jackie Totolo and Associate Hunter Rief represented the landlord, Bettina Equities Management LLC, in the transaction.
Attended by a number of representatives from various government entities, the workshop was conducted by Gratner's Research Vice President for Environmental Sustainability, Bettina Tratz-Ryan.
Choreographer Bettina Carpi and composer Gary Lloyd will join the Talbots to discuss how written works are adapted into other media.
When Bettina Larsen's parents must suddenly leave on Christmas Eve to attend to elderly family members, they entrust her to care for her sister Pia, who is a few days from her first birthday.