Asteroid 24998, Hermite, was discovered on July 28, 1998 by Paul G. Comba at Prescott, Arizona. It has a period of 3 years, 152 days.

It was named for French mathematician Charles Hermite (1822-1901).

Charles Hermite

Astrologically, though, asteroid Hermite seems to indicate what its name suggests:reclusive, solitary, isolation, withdrawing, set apart; also, being marked, stigmatized or ostracized.

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