7 Iris

This minor planet is named after Iris, Greek goddess of the rainbow. She filled the roles of messenger goddess, cupbearer of the gods, deity of sea and sky, and fulfiller of the prayers of humanity. She connected heaven and earth with her rainbow wings.

The classical symbol of this asteroid is a symbol rainbow made with four arcs, connected with a bar at the bottom, and with an asteroidal star in the middle.

< prev | 7 | next >


Add a New Comment
or Sign in as Wikidot user
(will not be published)
- +
Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License