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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} 189 Phthia is a bright-coloured, rocky main belt asteroid that was discovered by German-American astronomer Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters on September 9, 1878<ref name="IAU_MPC"/> in Clinton, New York and named after Phthia, a region of Ancient Greece.

Photometric observations of this asteroid at the Organ Mesa Observatory in Las Cruces, New Mexico during 2008 gave a light curve with a period of 22.346 ± 0.001 hours and a brightness variation of 0.26 ± 0.02 in magnitude.<ref name="Pilcher2009"/>


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