(15807) 1994 GV9

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(15807) 1994 GV9
Discovery
Discovered by David C. Jewitt and Jun Chen
Discovery date April 15, 1994
Designations
none
Minor planet category TNO (cubewano)[1]
Orbital characteristics
Epoch December 31, 2006 (JD 2454100.5)
Aphelion 6983.190 Gm (46.680 AU)
Perihelion 6172.692 Gm (41.262 AU)
6577.941 Gm (43.971 AU)
Eccentricity 0.062
106498.927 d (291.58 a)
4.49 km/s
57.465°
Inclination 0.560°
176.731°
309.959°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 146 km[2]
Mass ?×10? kg
Mean density
? g/cm³
? m/s²
? km/s
? d
Albedo 0.09 (assumed)
Temperature ~42 K
Spectral type
?
7.4[3]

(15807) 1994 GV9, also written (15807) 1994 GV9, is a trans-Neptunian object of the cubewano class. It was discovered on April 15, 1994 by David C. Jewitt and Jun Chen at the Observatories at Mauna Kea near Hilo, Hawaii. Very little is known about the object.

(15807) 1994 GV9 is the second cubewano to be given an official Minor Planet Center catalog number.[4] The first cubewano is (15760) 1992 QB1.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marc W. Buie (22 March 2002). "Orbit Fit and Astrometric record for 15807". SwRI (Space Science Department). Retrieved 2008-09-29. 
  2. ^ Wm. Robert Johnston (22 August 2008). "List of Known Trans-Neptunian Objects". Johnston's Archive. Archived from the original on 28 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-29. 
  3. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 15807 (1994 GV9)". 22 March 2002. Retrieved 2008-09-29. 
  4. ^ "MPEC 2008-O05 : Distant Minor Planets (2008 AUG. 2.0 TT)". Minor Planet Center. 17 July 2008. Retrieved 2011-01-08. 

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