Gryll


Asteroid 24662, Gryll, was discovered on April 14, 1988 by Antonin Mrkos at Klet Observatory near Ceske Budojevice, Czech Republic. It has a period of 3 years, 215 days and is about 2 1/3 miles in diameter.

It was named for MatyᚠGryll of Gryllov (1551-1611), a Prague University professor who published, in 1578, a survey of comets discovered up until the previous year.

Astrologically, asteroid Gryll seems to signify to grill, to "give the third degree," "put under the microscope," torment, grills, grilles.



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