Asteroid 5668, Foucault, was discovered on March 22, 1984 by Antonin Mrkos at Klet Observatory at Ceske Budojevice, Czech Republic. It has a period of 3 years, 157 days and is slightly less than 3 1/7 miles in diameter.

It was named for French physicist Leon Foucault (1819-1868).

Leon Foucault

Astrologically, asteroid Foucault seems to indicate use of power, unethical control system (Marcus Wellman).

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