72 Feronia

72 Feronia (pronounced /fəˈroʊniə/ fə-ROE-nee-ə) is a quite large and dark main belt asteroid. It was the first asteroid discovery by C. H. F. Peters on May 29, 1861 and is named after Feronia, a Roman fertility goddess.


1. ^ Asteroid Data Sets
2. ^ *JPL Small-Body Database Browser

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