646 Kastalia

This minor planet is named after Castalia, a nymph from Greek myth who was transformed by Apollo into a fountain at the base of the mountain where the oracle at Delphi resided. Drinking from the fountain was said to inspire poetry in the minds of those who drank from it or listened to it.

The symbol of this minor planet is a drawn bow as in the symbol of Apollo, with a spring glyph above.

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