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NameEdit

  • Hygiea

Discovery dateEdit

  • April 12, 1849[1]

DiscovererEdit

  • A. de Gasparis[1]

OrbitingEdit

CharacteristicsEdit

About the minor planetEdit

  • 27 hours and 37 minutes for a rotation.[1]
  • Probably an oblate spheroid shape.[1]

SourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10_Hygiea
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