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89 Julia
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89 Julia

89 Julia
Orbital characteristics 1
Orbit type Main belt
Semimajor axis 2.550 AU
Perihelion distance 2.082 AU
Aphelion distance 3.018 AU
Orbital period 4.07 years
Inclination 16.14°
Eccentricity 0.184
Physical characteristics 1
Diameter 151.5 km
Rotation period 3 11.387 hours
Spectral class S
Abs. magnitude 6.60
History 2
Discoverer E. Stephan, 1866

89 Julia is a large Main belt asteroid. It is likely composed of silicate rock and nickel-iron metals.

It was discovered by a French astronomer E. Stephan on August 6, 1866. It was first of his two asteroid discoveries. The other was 91 Aegina.

A stellar occultation by Julia was observed on December 20, 1985.

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