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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} 15 Eunomia is a very large asteroid in the inner asteroid belt. It is the largest of the stony (S-type) asteroids, and somewhere between the 8th-to-12th-largest main-belt asteroid overall (uncertainty in diameters causes uncertainty in its ranking). It is the largest Eunomian asteroid, and is estimated to contain 1% of the mass of the asteroid belt.<ref name="VitaglianoStoss06"/><ref name="Pitjeva05">{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}: Eunomia 0.164E-11 solar masses; asteroid belt 15E-11 solar masses → 1.1%.</ref>

Eunomia was discovered by Annibale de Gasparis on July 29, 1851 and named after Eunomia, one of the Horae (Hours), a personification of order and law in Greek mythology.


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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} 15 Eunomia is a very large asteroid in the inner asteroid belt. It is the largest of the stony (S-type) asteroids, and somewhere between the 8th-to-12th-largest main-belt asteroid overall (uncertainty in diameters causes uncertainty in its ranking). It is the largest Eunomian asteroid, and is estimated to contain 1% of the mass of the asteroid belt.<ref name="VitaglianoStoss06"/><ref name="Pitjeva05">{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}: Eunomia 0.164E-11 solar masses; asteroid belt 15E-11 solar masses → 1.1%.</ref>

Eunomia was discovered by Annibale de Gasparis on July 29, 1851 and named after Eunomia, one of the Horae (Hours), a personification of order and law in Greek mythology.


15 Eunomia sections
Intro  Characteristics  Orbit   Eunomia in fiction   See also   References    External links   

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Characteristics
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