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A three-dimensional model of 73 Klytia based on its light curve.
|Discovered by||Horace Parnell Tuttle|
|Discovery date||April 7, 1862|
|Minor planet category||Main belt|
|Epoch December 31, 2006 (JD 2454100.5)|
|Aphelion||415.302 Gm (2.776 AU)|
|Perihelion||382.115 Gm (2.554 AU)|
|398.708 Gm (2.665 AU)|
|1589.253 d (4.35 a)|
Average orbital speed
73 Klytia (// KLIT-ee-ə) is a main-belt asteroid. It was the second and last asteroid discovery by the prolific comet discoverer Horace Tuttle, on April 7, 1862. It is named after Clytia, who loved Apollo in Greek mythology.
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