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33 Polyhymnia

Asteroid Number33
Asteroid GroupMain Asteroid Belt
Orbital Period4.9 years
Distance from the SunSemi-Major Axis: 430,036,594 km (2.87 AU)
Perihelion: 287,397,596 km (1.92 AU)
Aphelion: 572,675,592 km (3.8 AU)
Diameter (Mean)52.9 kilometres
NotesNamed for one of the nine Muses of Greek mythology, Polyhymnia has an unusually eccentric orbit for one of the more significant asteroids. Its five-year journey through the Asteroid Belt carries it between the inner and outer edges of the Belt as it circles the Sun.


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