Asteroid Aesculapia

Aesculapia (asteroid 1027) was discovered on the 11th November 1923. It’s name comes from the Roman version of the Greek God of Medicine, Asclepius. Mythology In 293BC a plague hit Rome. Ambassadors were sent to Greece to retrieve a statue of the Roman healer God Ascelpius. Instead of a statue, the ambassadors brought back a […]

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