85095 Hekla

This minor planet is named after an active volcano in southern Iceland. It has erupted more than twenty times in the last 1200 years, making it one of the most active volcanos in the northern hemisphere. Its name translates to English as "hooded," in reference to the veil of wintry clouds that always hangs over it. In medieval times, it was said to be the gateway to Hell, and folklore says that witches gather atop the volcano every Easter.

The symbol for this minor planet is a cloak/veil symbol, representing the name's meaning, with a spring coming out of the top, representing its status as an active volcano.

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