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This is a puzzle i came up with earlier, with a few amendments. Work out what the three clues are, and then use the final clue to decide which one is the correct one.

I am three things, but which one am I?

1: The internal temperature North, maybe a half more, and eleven elevens towards apollo's destination. I am almost modest, but not quite there.

2: I am the first of many, the largest and the brightest, but still small in the scale of things; I fit inside a belt.

3: I am plentiful harvest, but the sides of skulls no longer echo my name. Some even use an alternate name.

Of these three, I am one, the one whose period is 1680

I will only accept an answer that fits all of the clues and explains them. Good luck ;)

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    $\begingroup$ (Whoops, my bad! Didn't realize this was posted pre-sandbox. Sorry about that!) $\endgroup$ – Deusovi Aug 23 '16 at 14:07
  • $\begingroup$ I didn't realise the sandbox was such a recent thing... Turns out the post was only made 20 hours ago! $\endgroup$ – Aric Aug 23 '16 at 14:15
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Are you:

(Credit goes to @Ivanhoe for the clarification of clue 2)

Ceres, asteroid

The internal temperature North, maybe a half more, and eleven elevens towards apollo's destination. I am almost modest, but not quite there.

Looks like coordinates: 37.5 (or 36.5) north. 121 towards apollo, god of the sun. The sun heads west, so 121 W. At this coordinates there is a city Modesto and there is (not quite there) a nearby city Ceres.

I am the first of many, the largest and the brightest, but still small in the scale of things: I fit inside a belt.

Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt that lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter

I am plentiful harvest, but the sides of skulls no longer echo my name. Some even use an alternate name.

Demeter or Ceres is the Goddess of the Harvest. Sides of skulls, i.e. temples - Ceres is a Roman goddess and is not worshiped any longer

Of these three, I am one, the one whose period is 1680

It's orbital period is 1680 days

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  • $\begingroup$ I thought it was ceres but I couldn't done with the explanation. $\endgroup$ – Ram Visagan Aug 19 '16 at 10:53
  • $\begingroup$ Maybe the second which shows something about asteroid belt. @Radoslav $\endgroup$ – Ram Visagan Aug 19 '16 at 10:55
  • $\begingroup$ You need to show that it fits all three clues for it to be accepted. $\endgroup$ – Aric Aug 19 '16 at 10:57
  • $\begingroup$ @AricFowler I'm working on it. $\endgroup$ – rhsquared Aug 19 '16 at 11:00
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    $\begingroup$ The correct answer to no. 2 is that Ceres is the largest object (and possibly the brightest) in the asteroid belt situated between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter $\endgroup$ – Ivanhoe Aug 19 '16 at 11:08
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Could it be:

Alnitak, the first star (it's a triple star system in fact) in Orion's belt

I am three things, but which one am I?

Alnitak is a triple star system

I am the first of many, the largest and the brightest, but still small in the scale of things: I fit inside a belt.

Alnitak Aa, the first star in the aforementioned triple system, is the brightest star of class O in the sky and it fits inside a belt

The other clues still elude me so far.

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  • $\begingroup$ You need to show that it fits all three clues for it to be accepted. $\endgroup$ – Aric Aug 19 '16 at 10:56
  • $\begingroup$ Ok, back to the drawing board. $\endgroup$ – Ivanhoe Aug 19 '16 at 10:57
  • $\begingroup$ This was my thought as well but Alnitak's orbit period is only 1500 years $\endgroup$ – Separatrix Aug 19 '16 at 11:07
  • $\begingroup$ @Separatrix I know but I figured it was worth a shot to know if I'm on the correct path or not $\endgroup$ – Ivanhoe Aug 19 '16 at 11:15
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Comet

Of these three, i am one, the one whose period is 1680

Great comet of 1680

I am the first of many, the largest and the brightest, but still small in the scale of things as i fit inside a belt.

oort cloud

The internal temperature North, maybe a half more, and eleven elevens towards apollo's destination. I am almost modest, but not quite there.

North = north pole? Comets are usually icy

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  • $\begingroup$ You need to show that it fits all three clues for it to be accepted. $\endgroup$ – Aric Aug 19 '16 at 10:57
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Are you:

Johann Sebastian Bach

since:

I am the first of many, the largest and the brightest, but still small in the scale of things: I fit inside a belt.

and:

Of these three, I am one, the one whose period is 1680

would fit. But no clue on the other two

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    $\begingroup$ How does Johann Sebastian Bach fit inside a belt? $\endgroup$ – Paagalpan Aug 19 '16 at 10:42
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    $\begingroup$ I think most humans fit inside a belt.. or not? $\endgroup$ – IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Aug 19 '16 at 10:44
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    $\begingroup$ @Paagalpan By wearing one? $\endgroup$ – rhsquared Aug 19 '16 at 10:45
  • $\begingroup$ Haha ok. Sorry. I misunderstood it. $\endgroup$ – Paagalpan Aug 19 '16 at 10:47
  • $\begingroup$ You need to prove it fits all three clues for the answer to be accepted. $\endgroup$ – Aric Aug 19 '16 at 10:59

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