(24978) 1998 HJ151

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(24978) 1998 HJ151
Discovery
Discovered by Jane X. Luu, Chadwick A. Trujillo, David J. Tholen, and David C. Jewitt
Discovery date April 28, 1998
Designations
none
Minor planet category TNO (cubewano)[1][2]
Orbital characteristics
Aphelion 6864.902622 Gm (45.889 AU)
Perihelion 6184.231722 Gm (41.339 AU)
6524.567172 Gm (43.614 AU)
Eccentricity 0.052
d a
53.5°
Inclination 2.4°
50.4°
133.0°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 139 km[3]
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(24978) 1998 HJ151, also written as (24978) 1998 HJ151, is a cubewano. It has a perihelion (closest approach to the Sun) at 41.339 AU and an aphelion (farthest approach to the Sun) at 45.889 AU. It has a diameter of about 139 km. It was discovered on April 28, 1998 by Jane X. Luu, Chadwick A. Trujillo, David J. Tholen and David C. Jewitt.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MPEC 2009-R09 :Distant Minor Planets (2009 SEPT. 16.0 TT)". IAU Minor Planet Center. 2009-09-04. Retrieved 2009-10-04. 
  2. ^ Marc W. Buie (2007-05-12 using 30 observations). "Orbit Fit and Astrometric record for 24978". SwRI (Space Science Department). Retrieved 2009-10-04. 
  3. ^ List of known trans-Neptunian objects