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Astraea

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Astraea astronomical symbol
Astraea astronomical symbol (alternate)

EtymologyEdit

From the ancient Greek, Ἀστραῖα; "star maiden".

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Astraea

  1. (Greek mythology) The Greek goddess of stars and justice; similar to Dike, equivalent to the Roman goddess Justitia.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 5 Astraea, the asteroid.

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