Asteroid 7088, Ishtar, was discovered on January 1, 1992 by Carolyn S. Shoemaker at Palomar Mountain Observatory. It has a period of 2 years, 288 days.

It was named for the Mesopotamian goddess Ishtar.

Ishtar in Hades (1915) by British artist Ernest Wallcousins (1883-1976)

Astrologically, the influene of asteroid Ishtar seems to be: "give it up"; also (it has been said) untamed feminine sexual energy.

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