40 Harmonia

40 Harmonia (pronounced /hɑrˈmoʊniə/) is a large main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by H. Goldschmidt on March 31, 1856 and named after Harmonia, the Greek goddess of harmony. The name was chosen to mark the end of the Crimean War.

References

1. ^ http://charlie.psi.edu/pds/
2. ^ "Asteroid Data Archive". Planetary Science Institute. Archived from the original on 2006-06-23. http://web.archive.org/web/20060623213811/http://www.psi.edu/pds/archive/astdata04/simps04/diamalb.tab. Retrieved 2008-11-03.


External links

* Orbital simulation from JPL (Java) / Ephemeris

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