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  • It was his first asteroid discovery out of a total of six.
  • It was the first asteroid discovered, taking up about one-third of the entire mass of its asteroid belt.
  • It was his first asteroid discovery and was given the Latin name of his homeland.
  • Sylvia is the first asteroid known to possess more than one moon.
  • There had been, as we say, expectation of a discovery in the region where the first asteroid was found. Cited from Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century, by Various
  • It was the first asteroid found from North America.
  • It was the first asteroid recognized to cross Earth's orbit.
  • This object came to be named Ceres, and was the first asteroid to be discovered.
  • Vesta became the first asteroid to have its mass determined.
  • The first asteroid he found was named for Walter Hawley, his high school astronomy teacher.
  • Petit-Prince was the first asteroid moon to be discovered with a ground-based telescope.
  • Perhaps his most famous discovery was the first asteroid, Ceres.
  • It was the first asteroid discovered from China.
  • Being so close to Venus, it is also the first asteroid discovered within Venus' zone of influence.
  • He was exploring the heavens on his own account, and in doing so, he found what the others had failed to find, that is, the first asteroid. Cited from Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century, by Various
  • Aten was the first asteroid found to have a semi-major orbital axis of less than one astronomical unit.
  • Phaethon was the first asteroid to be discovered using images from a spacecraft.
  • It was one of the first asteroid moons to be identified.
  • Kowalski previously discovered, the first asteroid discovered before Earth impact, using the same telescope in October 2008.
  • It was Hind's first asteroid discovery and the seventh asteroid to be discovered overall.
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