33 Polyhymnia

33 Polyhymnia
Orbital characteristics 1
Orbit type Main belt
Semimajor axis 2.866 AU
Perihelion distance 1.899 AU
Aphelion distance 3.833 AU
Orbital period 4.85 years
Inclination 1.87°
Eccentricity 0.337
Physical characteristics 1
Diameter 3 50 - 120 km
Rotation period 4 18.601 hours
Abs. magnitude 8.55
History 2
Discoverer J. Chacornac, 1854

33 Polyhymnia (pol'-ee-him'-nee-a) is a main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by J. Chacornac on October 28, 1854 and named after Polyhymnia, the Greek Muse of sacred hymns.


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