17 Thetis

This minor planet was named after Thetis from Greek myth - specifically, the Thetis that was the mother of the hero Achilles, and not Thetis the nereid, Thetis the ocean goddess, or Thetis the primordial creation goddess.

The classical symbol for Thetis is a curve representing a dolphin, centered over a star. I don't know what dolphins have to do with Thetis other than her multiple associations with the ocean, but don't blame me, it was grandfathered in.

Fun fact: the adjectival form of this world is "Thetidian." Great job, adjectives.

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