Re: Some Missing Astrological Symbols

From: David Starner (
Date: Mon Nov 14 2005 - 21:33:04 CST

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    On 11/14/05, Kenneth Whistler <> wrote:
    > > 4 symbols for the main belt asteroids Ceres, Pallas,
    > > Juno, and Vesta, a symbol for the Centaur minor planet
    > > Chiron, one for the virtual point Black Moon Lilith,
    > These six can be found on the cover of the book,
    > The Asteroid Ephemeris 1900 to 2050. See:
    > So there's one obvious citation for you. There are
    > many other books on the asteroids, Chiron, and Lilith
    > there, so I suspect amongst them you could find a host
    > of text citations.

    "Letters on Astronomy", by Denison Olstead, 1855 has some of these.
    I've never seen them as more than inline graphics coming right after
    the name of the asteroid, but I can send you the pages if you want.

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