Asteroid 3288, Seleucus, an Amor object, was discovered on February 28, 1982 by Hans-Emil Schuster at La Silla. It has a period of 2 years, 327 days and is 2.8 kilometers in diameter.

It was named for one of Alexander the Great's generals, Seleucus, who received the largest part of his empire after his death. Seleucus maintained very good relations with Babylon's wise people.

Asteroid Seleucus' astrological meaning seems to be: favored heir, patron of ancient/tried and true culture/wisdom.

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