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Tyche

(tī`kē): see FortunaFortuna
, in Roman religion, goddess of fortune. Worshiped under several forms, she appears to have originally been a goddess of fertility. She was later identified with Tyche, the Greek goddess of chance, and like her was represented with a ship's rudder and a cornucopia.
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Tyche

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Tyche, asteroid 258 (the 258th asteroid to be discovered, on May 4, 1886), is approximately 68 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 4.2 years. It is named after the Greek goddesss of fortune and personification of luck and indicates good luck and a fortunate outcome to activities undertaken in matters associated with its sign and house position. A prominent Tyche in a natal chart signals a lucky person.

Sources:

Kowal, Charles T. Asteroids: Their Nature and Utilization. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Ellis Horwood Limited, 1988.
Room, Adrian. Dictionary of Astronomical Names. London: Routledge, 1988.
Schwartz, Jacob. Asteroid Name Encyclopedia. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1995.