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Metis (minor planet 9)




The ninth asteroid to be discovered and the only one to be found from Ireland, in 1848 by Andrew Graham.


diameter 151 km
albedo 0.13
semimajor axis 2.09 AU
perihelion 2.68 AU
eccentricity 0.123
inclination 5.58°
period 3.684 years


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