FANDOM


The Iconic 24 is a group of asteroids in the Main Belt, made up of the asteroids given iconic symbols before the practice was discontinued in 1855 of the second era.

Line UpEdit

Asteroid Symbol Year
1 Ceres [1] [2] [3] Ceres' scythe, reversed to double as the letter C 1801
2 Pallas [4] [5] Athena's (Pallas') spear 1801
3 Juno [6] [7] [8] A star mounted on a scepter,

for Juno, the Queen of Heaven

1804
4 Vesta [9] [10] [11] [12] The altar and sacred fire of Vesta 1807
5 Astraea [13] [14] A scale, or an inverted anchor, symbols of justice 1845
6 Hebe [15] Hebe's cup 1847
7 Iris [16] A rainbow (iris) and a star 1847
8 Flora [17] A flower (flora) (specifically the Rose of England) 1847
9 Metis [18] The eye of wisdom and a star 1848
10 Hygiea [19] [20] Hygiea's serpent and a star, or the Rod of Asclepius 1849
11 Parthenope [21] [22] A harp, or a fish and a star; symbols of the sirens 1850
12 Victoria [23] The laurels of victory and a star 1850
13 Egeria [24] A shield, symbol of Egeria's protection, and a star 1850
14 Irene [25] A dove carrying an olive branch (symbol of

irene 'peace') with a star on its head,[9] or an olive branch, a flag of truce, and a star

1851
15 Eunomia [26] A heart, symbol of good order

(eunomia), and a star

1851
16 Psyche [27] A butterfly's wing, symbol of

the soul (psyche), and a star

1852
17 Thetis [28] A dolphin, symbol of Thetis, and a star 1852
18 Melpomene [29] The dagger of Melpomene, and a star 1852
19 Fortuna [30] The wheel of fortune and a star 1852
26 Proserpina [31] Proserpina's pomegranate 1853
28 Bellona [32] Bellona's whip and lance[10] 1854
29 Amphitrite [33] The shell of Amphitrite and a star 1854
35 Leukothea [34] A lighthouse beacon, symbol of Leucothea[11] 1855
37 Fides [35] The cross of faith (fides)[12] 1855

Section headingEdit

Write the second section of your page here.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.