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1003 Lilofee

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Discovered by  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
MPC designation  1003 Lilofee
Minor planet category  Main-belt asteroid
Orbital period  2,031 days
Orbits  Sun
Asteroid family  Themis family
Discovery date  13 September 1923
Alternative names  1923 OK
Observation arc  92.60 yr (33823 days)
Discovered  13 September 1923
Discoverer  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Discovery site  Landessternwarte Heidelberg-K√∂nigstuhl
Similar  1002 Olbersia, 1056 Azalea, 1001 Gaussia, 1207 Ostenia, 1111 Reinmuthia

1003 Lilofee is a main-belt asteroid. It was discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth on September 13, 1923. Its provisional designation was 1923 OK. It is named after a fictional character from a German folksong. It is a member of the Themis family.

The asteroid was first discovered on April 17, 1915; but was lost and later recovered in 1923.


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