(756) Lilliana

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(756) Lilliania
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Orbit type Main belt asteroid
Major semi-axis 3.1956  AU
eccentricity 0.1480
Perihelion - aphelion 2.7226 AU - 3.6685 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 20.365 °
Sidereal period 5,713 a
Mean orbital velocity 16.66 km / s
Physical Properties
Medium diameter 71.50 km (± 1.4)
Albedo 0.0500 (± 0.002)
Rotation period 7.834 h
Absolute brightness 9.9 likes
Explorer JH Metcalf
Date of discovery 1908
Another name 1908 DC
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(756) Lilliana is an asteroid of the main belt , which on 26 April 1908 by US astronomer Joel H. Metcalf in Taunton was detected.

The asteroid was named after the sister of the American astronomer Harlow Shapley .

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