129 Antigone is a large main belt asteroid. It is composed of almost pure nickel-iron. It and other similar asteroids probably originate from the core of a shattered Vesta-like planetesimal which had a differentiated interior.
Since 1985, a total of three stellar occultations by Antigone have been observed.
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