The goddess of the hearth, worshiped in a temple containing the sacred fire tended by the vestal virgins.
The goddess of the hearth, identified with the Greek Hestia.
The brightest of the asteroids and the second most massive object in the asteroid belt after the dwarf planet Ceres.
A short wooden or wax match.
The brightest of all the asteroids and the fourth to be discovered, in 1807. It is the third largest, with a diameter of about 530 km (329 mi), and the only asteroid that can be seen without a telescope. Evidence of lava flows on its surface suggests that it once had a molten interior.
A female given name in occasional use.