Ops


Asteroid 2736, Ops, was discovered on July 23, 1979 by Edward Bowell at the Anderson Mesa unit of Lowell Observatory near Flagstaff, Arizona. It has a period of 3 years, 171 days.

It was named for Ops, the Roman goddess of abundance and wife of Saturn; her Greek counterpart was Rhea. Her name, which literally meant abundance, was related to the Latin word opus (work).

Ops With Two Children by Peter Paul Rubens.


Henk Middleraad links asteroid Ops to military operations. It may also refer to business operations or operations in general, or possibly abundance.

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