(15809) 1994 JS

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(15809) 1994 JS
Discovery
Discovered by David C. Jewitt and Jane X. Luu
Discovery date May 11, 1994
Designations
MPC designation (15809) 1994 JS
Minor planet category TNO
3:5 resonance[1]
Orbital characteristics
Aphelion 51.954 AU
Perihelion 33.095 AU
42.524 AU
Eccentricity 0.222
277.31 a (101,287 d)[2]
Inclination 14.0°
56.3°
236.5°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 121 km[3]
Albedo 0.09 (assumed)
7.8

(15809) 1994 JS is a trans-Neptunian object that resides in the Kuiper belt beyond Pluto. It is in a 3:5 orbital resonance with Neptune.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Marc W. Buie (12 June 2001). "Orbit Fit and Astrometric record for 15809". SwRI (Space Science Department). Retrieved 2009-01-29. 
  2. ^ AstDyS: (15809) 1994JS
  3. ^ List of known trans-Neptunian objects