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Asteroid (10) Hygiea at the T60, Pic du Midi, 



    
        

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Asteroid (10) Hygiea at the T60, Pic du Midi

Acquisition details

Date: Dec. 21, 2014

Frames: 334

FPS: 0.200

Resolution: 745x567

File size: 56.9 KB

Locations: Pic du Midi, Pyrénées, French Pyrénées, France

Description

The fourth largest asteroid, with an oblong size of 350–500 km. Despite its size, it appears very dim, due to its dark surface and larger-than-average distance from the Sun.

21 Dec 2014 at the T60, Pic du Midi, 334x5sec.

Earth distance: 2.4 AU, motion: 29.6 "/hr

B image is the photometry curve of the asteroid. Here the decrease is due to its slow rotation (period about 27 days) to its shape and/or to bright and dark areas on its surface.

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Revisions

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    Asteroid (10) Hygiea at the T60, Pic du Midi, 



    
        

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Histogram

Asteroid (10) Hygiea at the T60, Pic du Midi, 



    
        

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