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.
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.
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.