Hygiea


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Hygiea

[hī′jē·ə]
(astronomy)
The fourth largest asteroid, with a diameter of about 260 miles (419 kilometers), mean distance from the sun of 3.14 astronomical units, and C-type surface composition.
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The asteroid, named 62,412, is the first cometlike object seen in the Hygiea family of asteroids.
THE ASTEROID 10 HYGIEA is the fourth-largest object in the asteroid belt, after Ceres, Pallas, and Vesta.
The alliance includes the Perinatal Research Center at Rikshospitalet University Clinic, University of Oslo; the Hygiea Foundation; the National SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) Council of Australia; and First Candle, the new name adopted by the American SIDS organization when it expanded its agenda to include stillbirth.
lDavid Nicholson lands a 59-1 double at Stratford, where Jacko (Roy Mangan) pips Wisden (Matthew Delahooke/Kevin White, 5lb) in the novice chase, and Listercombe (Allen Webb) takes the two-mile-six hurdle from Hygiea (Martin Tate/Craig Smith).
I t would be an interesting coup for Bromsgrove if Tony Blair was photographed on the front lawn at Chequers by the statue of the Greek goddess Hygiea.
Two of his daughters, Hygiea and Panacea, became goddesses of healing; new schools were opened; and the process of educating future healers was underway (Apollodorus, 1921; Ovid, 1985; Powell, 1998).
Nor brackish her well for 'Frida Hygiea (RQ 30-1; Ms.
Walter Greenblatt & Associates (member FINRA, SIPC), a life-science focused investment bank, served as the exclusive financial advisor to Hygiea in the transaction.
Also in the vicinity are the asteroids 29 Amphitrite and 10 Hygiea, as shown on the chart.
In the main belt of asteroids between Mars and Jupiter, 10 Hygiea ranks fourth place in size at 429 km.
Minor planet 10 Hygiea is the largest for which no occultation has yet been well observed.