65489 Ceto
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Not to be confused with the Oceanid Ceto. Similar to, but not to be confused with, Cetus, a class of whale-ish monsters from Greek myth.

This minor planet is named after a monster and goddess of water from Greek myth. She is the daughter of Gaia and Pontus, and mother to many monsters.

The symbol for this trans-Neptunian object is Cetus with a female cross.


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This minor planet has one satellite, which is named Ceto I Phorcys, after the brother and consort of Ceto. He is also one of the several primordial god of the sea in Greek myth, and therefore also name that I propose for a moon of Neptune.

The symbol of this minor planet moon is Cetus, with a downward trident.

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