5 Astraea

This minor planet is named after the Greek goddess of purity, innocence, virginity, and justice. Her name is derived from "star maiden." In some myths, she became the constellation Virgo, while the other personification of justice Dike became Libra.

There are multiple classical symbols associated with Astraea, including an inverted anchor and a pair of scales. The symbol I use for this minor planet is a combination of both: an inverted anchor, with each of its side hooks also resembling the balance of a scale.

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