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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.
 
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.
   
==Section heading==
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==Line Up==
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Asteroid
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! colspan="2"|Symbol
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!Year
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceres_%28dwarf_planet%29 1 Ceres]
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|⚳ [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ceres_symbol.svg ] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ceres2.svg ] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ceres3.svg ]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceres_%28mythology%29 Ceres'] scythe, reversed to double as the letter ''C''
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|1801
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2_Pallas 2 Pallas]
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|⚴ [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:2Pallas_symbol.svg ] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:2_Pallas.svg ]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athena Athena]'s (Pallas') spear
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|1801
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3_Juno 3 Juno]
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|⚵ [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Juno_symbol.svg ] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:3_Juno_%281%29.svg ] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Symbol_3.jpg ]
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|A star mounted on a scepter,
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for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juno_%28mythology%29 Juno], the Queen of Heaven
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|1804
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4_Vesta 4 Vesta]
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|⚶ [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vesta_symbol.svg ] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:4_Vesta_%280%29.svg ] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Simbolo_di_Vesta.svg ] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:4_Vesta_Unsimplified_Symbol.svg ]
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|The altar and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacred_fire_of_Vesta sacred fire of Vesta]
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|1807
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5_Astraea 5 Astraea]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:5_Astraea_symbol_alternate.svg ] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:5_Astraea_Symbol.svg ]
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|A scale, or an inverted anchor, symbols of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astraea_%28mythology%29 justice]
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|1845
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6_Hebe 6 Hebe]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:6_Hebe_Astronomical_Symbol.svg ]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hebe_%28mythology%29 Hebe's] cup
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|1847
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7_Iris 7 Iris]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:7_Iris_Astronomical_Symbol.svg ]
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|A rainbow (''iris'') and a star
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|1847
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8_Flora 8 Flora]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:8_Flora_Astronomical_Symbol.svg ]
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|A flower (''flora'') (specifically the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rose_of_England Rose of England])
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|1847
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9_Metis 9 Metis]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:9_Metis_symbol.svg ]
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|The eye of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metis_%28mythology%29 wisdom] and a star
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|1848
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10_Hygiea 10 Hygiea]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:10_Hygeia_symbol_alternate.svg ] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:10_Hygiea_Astronomical_Symbol.svg ]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hygieia Hygiea's] serpent and a star, or the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod_of_Asclepius Rod of Asclepius]
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|1849
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11_Parthenope 11 Parthenope]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:11_Parthenope_symbol_alternate.svg ] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:11_Parthenope_symbol.svg ]
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|A harp, or a fish and a star; symbols of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siren_%28mythology%29 sirens]
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|1850
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/12_Victoria 12 Victoria]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:12_Victoria_symbol.svg ]
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|The [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurels_of_victory laurels of victory] and a star
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|1850
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/13_Egeria 13 Egeria]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:13_Egeria_symbol.svg ]
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|A shield, symbol of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egeria_%28mythology%29 Egeria's] protection, and a star
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|1850
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14_Irene 14 Irene]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Symbol_14_Irene.png ]
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|A dove carrying an olive branch (symbol of
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''irene'' 'peace') with a star on its head,<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-hilton_9-0">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asteroid#cite_note-hilton-9 [9]]</sup> or
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an olive branch, a flag of truce, and a star
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|1851
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/15_Eunomia 15 Eunomia]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:15_Eunomia_symbol.svg ]
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|A heart, symbol of good order
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(''eunomia''), and a star
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|1851
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16_Psyche 16 Psyche]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:16_Psyche_symbol.svg ]
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|A butterfly's wing, symbol of
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the soul (''psyche''), and a star
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|1852
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/17_Thetis 17 Thetis]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:17_Thetis_symbol.png ]
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|A dolphin, symbol of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thetis Thetis], and a star
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|1852
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/18_Melpomene 18 Melpomene]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:18_Melpomene_symbol.svg ]
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|The dagger of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melpomene Melpomene], and a star
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|1852
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/19_Fortuna 19 Fortuna]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:19_Fortuna_symbol.svg ]
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|The [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rota_Fortunae wheel of fortune] and a star
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|1852
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/26_Proserpina 26 Proserpina]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:26_Proserpina_symbol.svg ]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proserpina Proserpina]'s pomegranate
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|1853
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/28_Bellona 28 Bellona]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:28_Bellona_symbol.svg ]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellona_%28goddess%29 Bellona]'s whip and lance<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-10">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asteroid#cite_note-10 [10]]</sup>
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|1854
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/29_Amphitrite 29 Amphitrite]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:29_Amphitrite_symbol.svg ]
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|The shell of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amphitrite Amphitrite] and a star
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|1854
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/35_Leukothea 35 Leukothea]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:35_Leukothea_symbol.png ]
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|A lighthouse beacon, symbol of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucothea Leucothea]<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-11">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asteroid#cite_note-11 [11]]</sup>
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|1855
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|-
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/37_Fides 37 Fides]
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|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:37_Fides_symbol.svg ]
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|The [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crucifix cross] of faith (''fides'')<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-12">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asteroid#cite_note-12 [12]]</sup>
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|1855
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==Section heading==
 
==Section heading==

Latest revision as of 03:04, June 4, 2014

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.

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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

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