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199 Byblis

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Discovered by  C. H. F. Peters, 1879
Minor planet category  Main belt
Aphelion  3.7367 AU (559.00 Gm)
Discovered  9 July 1879
Orbits  Sun
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  9 July 1879
Observation arc  136.39 yr (49817 d)
Perihelion  2.5996 AU (388.89 Gm)
Absolute magnitude  8.3
Discovery site  Litchfield Observatory
199 Byblis
Discoverer  Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters
Similar  188 Menippe, 167 Urda, 196 Philomela, 165 Loreley, 193 Ambrosia

199 Byblis is a relatively large main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by C. H. F. Peters on July 9, 1879, in Clinton, New York and named after Byblis, an incestuous lover in Greek mythology.

References

199 Byblis Wikipedia


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