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B-class asteroid


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A subclass of the C-class asteroids. Its members are distinguished by a moderately low albedo (0.04–0.08), but higher than that of a typical C-class asteroid. The second-largest main-belt asteroid, Pallas, is now included in this class. Other members include (379) Huenna, diameter 92 km, and (431) Nephele, diameter 95 km.

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