De Meis

Asteroid 5589, Demeis, was discovered on September 23, 1990 by Henri Debehogne at a facility of the European Southern Observatory. It has a period of 4 years, 204 days.

It was named for Italian scholar Salvatore De Meis (born 1930).

The meaning of asteroid Demeis seems to be: demise, death of someone or something; possibly, dating historical events through astronomical calculations

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