Asteroid 25290, Vibhuti, was discovered on November 21, 1998 by Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team (LINEAR) at Socorro, New Mexico. It has a period of 4 years, 252 days.

It was named for a middle-school student from Solon, Ohio, Vibhuti Krishna (born 1994), who was a finalist in the 2008 Society for Science and the Public middle school science fair; her project had to do with bacterial content of eyewash accessed through eyewash stations.

Vibhuti Krishna

The word "Vibhuti" is Sanskrit for "glory" or "power of god" and refers to the sacred ash used in Hindu worship.

Astrologically, Vibhuti seems to indicate marked, concentrating on something outside self, epiphany, feeling powerful or empowered or liberated, burned to ash; or possibly, not as clean as it's supposed to be or as clean as one would think.

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