Citation for (38083)

The following citation is from MPC 46112:

(38083) Rhadamanthus = 1999 HX11
     Rhadamanthus was a son of Zeus and Europa.  Because of his just and
upright life, after death he was appointed a judge of the dead and
the ruler of Elysium, a blissfully beautiful area of the Underworld
where those favored by the gods spent their life after death.  The
name was suggested by E. K. Elliot.

A complete set of naming citations of the numbered minor planets is available in the Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, edited by Lutz Schmadel.

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