A three-dimensional model of 166 Rhodope based on its light curve.
|Discovered by||C. H. F. Peters|
|Discovery site||Clinton, New York|
|Discovery date||August 15, 1876|
|Main belt (Adeona)|
|Epoch August 27, 2011|
|Albedo||0.0747 ± 0.0160|
166 Rhodope is a main belt asteroid, a member of the Adeona family of asteroids. It was discovered by the German-American astronomer Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters on August 15, 1876 in Clinton, New York and named after Rhodope, the queen in Greek mythology who was turned into a mountain.
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