Lutetia

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CURRENT POSITION: 5 SCO 35
Incl: 3.06373
Eccent: 0.1634125
Period: 3.8012529923544 years
AU 2.4355915
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

15.11.1852 00:00 Paris 2e20 48n50 observations 0

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This planet is named for the city of Paris by its Latin name. The discoverer was a German painter living in Paris who discovered 14 minor planets, some from his window above the Cafe Procope. (H 4)

Named (AN 35, 343 (1852)) by F. J. D. Arago, director of the Paris Observatory.

This is the first minor planet discovered by an amateur astronomer.

Discovered on 15-11-1852 in Paris by Goldschmidt, H.

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