67 Asia

67 Asia (pronounced /ˈeɪʃiə/ AY-shee-ə) is a bright main belt asteroid. It was discovered by Norman Pogson on April 17, 1861 in Madras. It was named after Asia, a Titaness in Greek mythology, but also after the continent, because the asteroid was the first to be discovered from Asia.


1. ^ Asteroid Data Sets

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