32 Pomona Asteroid and Roman Goddess Pomona Sculpture - Barcelona, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 23.195 E 002° 10.231
31T E 430648 N 4582004
Quick Description: Asteroid 32 Pomona is named after the Roman goddess Pomona, the of goddess of fruit trees, gardens, and orchards. A sculpture of Pomona is located in the Plaça de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
Location: Cataluña, Spain
Date Posted: 2/1/2017 10:55:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMV0B8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:
32 Pomona is a stony main-belt asteroid that is 81 km across. It was discovered by German-French astronomer Hermann Mayer Salomon Goldschmidt on October 26, 1854.

A 2.30 by 0.95 by 0.50 meter bronze sculpture of the Roman goddess Pomona occupies a the southwestern side of the pillar in the Plaça de Catalunya, in Barcelona. The sculpture was created by Enric Monjo in 1928.

The Roman goddess of fruitful abundance is depicted with braided hair and wearing a low cut sheer garment. She is carrying a branch full of fruit around her shoulders that falls in an arc to her left hip. Her right hand is held up. palm open, near her shoulder and he left hand is up, palm in, touching the front of her right shoulder.
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