(32) Pomona

Reference work entry

Discovered 1854 Oct. 26 by H. Goldschmidt at Paris.

Named for a nymph at Rome, goddess of the fruit trees and gardens and wife of Vertumnus. (H 5)

Named by U. J. J. Leverrier. Wrongly, the symbol of an apple and a star was used sometimes. This sign, however, belongs to (26) Proserpina.

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