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10 Hygiea


Meet Hygiea - The Smallest Dwarf Planet Created by Huge Collision


Hygiea is the Smallest Dwarf Planet


Impact simulation of (10) Hygiea - View 1


Exploring Asteroid Belt - Vesta, Pallas & Hygiea Asteroids 🌑 4K UHD


Impact simulation of (10) Hygiea - View 2

10 Hygiea is the fourth-largest asteroid in the Solar System by volume and mass, and it is located in the asteroid belt. With somewhat oblong diameters of 350–500 kilometres (220–310 mi) and a mass estimated to be 2.9% of the total mass of the belt, it is the largest of the class of dark C-type asteroids with a carbonaceous surface.
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  • Observation 

  • Discovery and name 

  • Physical characteristics 

  • Orbit and rotation 

  • Hygiea family