Hygiea Relief and Asteroid - Koblenz - RLP / Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry
N 50° 21.625 E 007° 35.986
32U E 400403 N 5579641
Quick Description: Hygiea Relief and Asteroid
Location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Date Posted: 5/17/2018 6:27:08 AM
Waymark Code: WMY9YB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:
Located in the Firmungsstraße 11 you will find a huge relief showing the head of Hygiea, there's also a Asteroid with this name.

Wikipedia contributors. (2018, May 5). Hygieia. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 13:30, May 17, 2018, from (visit link)

"In Greek as well as Roman mythology, Hygieia (also Hygiea or Hygeia; , Latin: Hygea or Hygia), was one of the Aeclepiadae; the sons and daughters of the god of medicine, Asclepius, and the goddess of healing, Epione. She was the goddess/personification of health (Greek: ???e?a - hugieia), cleanliness and hygiene.

Hygieia as well as her four sisters each performed a facet of Apollo's art: Hygieia ("Hygiene" the goddess/personification of health, cleanliness, and sanitation); Panacea (the goddess of Universal remedy); Iaso (the goddess of recuperation from illness); Aceso (the goddess of the healing process); and Aglaïa (the goddess of beauty, splendor, glory, magnificence, and adornment).

Hygieia also played an important part in her father's cult. While her father was more directly associated with healing, she was associated with the prevention of sickness and the continuation of good health. Her name is the source of the word "hygiene". She was imported by the Romans as the goddess Valetudo, the goddess of personal health, but in time she started to be increasingly identified with the ancient Italian goddess of social welfare, Salus."


Wikipedia contributors. (2018, January 23). 10 Hygiea. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 13:23, May 17, 2018, from (visit link)
"10 Hygiea is the fourth-largest asteroid in the Solar System by volume and mass, and it is located in the asteroid belt. With somewhat oblong diameters of 350–500 kilometres (220–310 mi) and a mass estimated to be 2.9% of the total mass of the belt,[7] it is the largest of the class of dark C-type asteroids with a carbonaceous surface"
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Celestial Body: Asteroid

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