Vera (minor planet designation: 245 Vera) is a large Main belt asteroid. It is classified as an S-type asteroid. It was discovered by N. R. Pogson on February 6, 1885, in Madras. Pogson named the asteroid after his daughter, who died in infancy.
The Asteroid Orbital Elements Database
Minor Planet Discovery Circumstances
Asteroid Lightcurve Data File
Scaling the magnitude: the fall and rise of N. R. Pogson pg. 243
Category:Background asteroids Vera Vera Vera Category:S-type asteroids (Tholen) Category:S-type asteroids (SMASS) 18850206