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73 Klytia

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Discovered by  Horace Parnell Tuttle
Named after  Clytie
Aphelion  415.302 Gm (2.776 AU)
Discovered  7 April 1862
Spectral type  S-type asteroid
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  April 7, 1862
Minor planet category  Main belt
Perihelion  382.115 Gm (2.554 AU)
Orbits  Sun
Discoverer  Horace Parnell Tuttle
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Discovery site  Harvard College Observatory, Sears Tower – Harvard Observatory
Similar  Horace Parnell Tuttle discoveries, Other celestial objects

73 Klytia (/ˈklɪtiə/ KLIT-ee-ə) is a main-belt asteroid. It was the second and last asteroid discovery by the prolific comet discoverer Horace Tuttle, on April 7, 1862. It is named after Clytia, who loved Apollo in Greek mythology. Of the first one hundred numbered asteroids, Klytia is the smallest.

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