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68 Leto

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Discovery date  29 April 1861
Observation arc  152.08 yr (55548 d)
Orbits  Sun
Discoverer  Robert Luther
Minor planet category  Main belt
Discovered  29 April 1861
Spectral type  S-type asteroid
Named after  Leto
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Discovered by  Karl Theodor Robert Luther
Aphelion  3.30153 AU (493.902 Gm)
Perihelion  2.26072 AU (338.199 Gm)
Discovery site  Düsseldorf-Bilk Observatory
Similar  Robert Luther discoveries, Other celestial objects

68 Leto (/ˈlt/ LEE-toh; Greek: Λητώ) is a large main belt asteroid. Its spectral type is S. It was discovered by Robert Luther on April 29, 1861. The asteroid is named after Leto, the mother of Apollo and Artemis in Greek mythology.

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