102 Miriam

102 Miriam is a quite large, very dark main belt asteroid. It was discovered by C. H. F. Peters on August 22, 1868[1] and named after Miriam, the sister of Moses in the Old Testament.

References

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2. ^ "102 Miriam". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=102+Miriam. Retrieved December 31, 2008.
3. ^ "(102) Miriam". AstDyS. Italy: University of Pisa. http://hamilton.dm.unipi.it/astdys/index.php?pc=1.1.0&n=102. Retrieved 31 December 2008.
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5. ^ Johnson (2008). "Lightcurve Analysis of 102 Miriam, 1433 Geramtina, and 2648 Owa". The Minor Planet Bulletin 35 (4): 151–152. http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/full/2008MPBu...35..150J.
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