199 Byblis

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199 Byblis
199Byblis (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 199 Byblis based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by C. H. F. Peters, 1879
Discovery date 9 July 1879
Designations
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 136.39 yr (49817 d)
Aphelion 3.7367 AU (559.00 Gm)
Perihelion 2.5996 AU (388.89 Gm)
3.1682 AU (473.96 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.17946
5.64 yr (2059.7 d)
86.623°
0° 10m 29.208s / day
Inclination 15.474°
88.589°
180.18°
Earth MOID 1.58338 AU (236.870 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.372 AU (205.2 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.122
Physical characteristics
5.2201 h (0.21750 d)
8.5

199 Byblis is a relatively large main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by C. H. F. Peters on July 9, 1879, in Clinton, New York and named after Byblis, an incestuous lover in Greek mythology.

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