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1309 Hyperborea

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Discovered by  Grigory Neujmin
MPC designation  1309
Observation arc  96.55 yr (35266 days)
Orbits  Sun
Named after  Hyperborea
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  11 October 1931
Alternative names  1931 TO
Discovered  11 October 1931
Discoverer  Grigory Neujmin
Discovery site  Simeiz Observatory
Minor planet category  outer main-belt asteroid
Similar  167 Urda, 76 Freia, 193 Ambrosia, 499 Venusia, Sun

1309 Hyperborea (1931 TO) is an outer main-belt asteroid discovered on October 11, 1931, by Grigory Neujmin at Simeiz Observatory. This asteroid was named for the homeland of the Hyperboreans a group of people from greek mythology.

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1309 Hyperborea Wikipedia


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