1930 SQ. Discovered 1930 Sept. 29 by E. Delporte at Uccle.
Named for the god of destruction and regeneration in the Hindu sacred triad (with Brahma and Vishnu). A legendary, colorful personality and delight to the intellectuals of the Hindu priesthood, Siva was the divine dancer who could interpret the mathematical law of the universe in 108 different movements, and he was the lord of knowledge, the center about whom the universe revolved. (H 109)