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23 Thalia
Orbital characteristics 1
Orbit type Main belt
Semimajor axis 2.627 AU
Perihelion distance 2.014 AU
Aphelion distance 3.241 AU
Orbital period 4.26 years
Inclination 10.15°
Eccentricity 0.233
Physical characteristics 1
Diameter 107.5 km
Rotation period 3 12.308 hours
Spectral class S
Abs. magnitude 6.95
History 2
Discoverer J. R. Hind, 1852

23 Thalia (tha-lye'-a) is a large main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by J. R. Hind on December 15, 1852 and named after Thalia, the Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry in Greek mythology.

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