(40314) 1999 KR16

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(40314) 1999 KR16
Discovered by Audrey C. Delsanti, Oliver R. Hainaut
Discovery date May 16, 1999
MPC designation (40314) 1999 KR16
Minor planet category TNO
Orbital characteristics
Aphelion 64.507 AU
Perihelion 33.981 AU
49.244 AU
Eccentricity 0.310
Inclination 24.8°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 254±37 km[1]
Albedo 0.204+0.070

(40314) 1999 KR16, also written as (40314) 1999 KR16, is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO) that was discovered on May 16, 1999 by Audrey C. Delsanti and Oliver R. Hainaut at La Silla Observatory in Chile.


  1. ^ a b Santos-Sanz, P., Lellouch, E., Fornasier, S., Kiss, C., Pal, A., Müller, T. G., Vilenius, E., Stansberry, J., Mommert, M., Delsanti, A., Mueller, M., Peixinho, N., Henry, F., Ortiz, J. L., Thirouin, A., Protopapa, S., Duffard, R., Szalai, N., Lim, T., Ejeta, C., Hartogh, P., Harris, A. W., & Rengel, M. (2012). “TNOs are Cool”: A Survey of the Transneptunian Region IV - Size/albedo characterization of 15 scattered disk and detached objects observed with Herschel Space Observatory-PACS