Di Giovanni


Asteroid 17435, di Giovanni, was discovered September 26, 1989 by Eric W. Elst at a facility of the European Southern Observatory. It has a period of 3 years, 235 days.

It was named for the Italian poet Alessio di Giovanni (1872-1946), who was known for writing about "humble, realistic matters."

Alessio di Giovanni


The meaning of asteroid Di Giovanni seems to be: humble, prosaic, the common people,the little people, the obscure, the low, humiliated, brought down.



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