(119068) 2001 KC77

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(119068) 2001 KC77
Discovery
Discovered by M. W. Buie[1]
Discovery date May 23, 2001
Designations
Minor planet category TNO
2:5 resonance[2]
Orbital characteristics
Epoch December 31, 2006 (JD 2454100.5)
Aphelion 76.001 AU (11,369.516 Gm)
Perihelion 35.418 AU (5,298.513 Gm)
55.709 AU (8,334.014 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.364
415.82 a (151,876.881 d)
3.85 km/s
5.287°
Inclination 12.882°
57.812°
180.137°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 201 km[3]
Albedo 0.10?
Temperature ~37 K
6.7

(119068) 2001 KC77, also written as (119068) 2001 KC77, is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO) that resides in the Kuiper belt region of the Solar System. It was discovered on May 23, 2001 by Marc W. Buie.

It is in a 2:5 orbital resonance with the planet Neptune.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ List Of Centaurs and Scattered-Disk Objects
  2. ^ a b Marc W. Buie (2005-05-11). "Orbit Fit and Astrometric record for 119068". (using 21 observations) SwRI (Space Science Department). Retrieved 2009-01-29. 
  3. ^ List of known trans-Neptunian objects Archived 20 June 2007 at WebCite