36 Atalante

This minor planet is named after Atalanta, a heroine from Greek myth. Following the path of Artemis, she was a virgin and a hunter figure, and also she was raised by bears. She liked wrestling, footraces, and boar-hunting. One time she lost a race because Aphrodite threw some irresistible golden apples on the track.

The symbol of this minor planet is Ursa Minor, with three small circles below, which represent those pesky golden apples.

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