Asteroid 6 Hebe photographed at THO.

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Asteroid 6 Hebe is large asteroid that has dimensions of 205x185x170 km. Hebe was discovered by the Karl Ludwig Hencke in the year 1847. Hebe has a revolution time of 7.3 hours. THO research team photographed the Hebe with 90 sec. exposure times four times during the 28 minutes observing session. Due this time the Hebe seems to move only five arc seconds, compared to the stars. At the time of the photographing the Hebe was 10.2 magnitudes bright.

Observers: Veli-Pekka Hentunen and Markku Nissinen.