(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
Alternative names none
Minor planet category TNO
Orbital characteristics
Aphelion 64.507 AU
Perihelion 33.981 AU
Semi-major axis 49.244 AU
Eccentricity 0.310
Mean anomaly 336.4°
Inclination 24.8°
Longitude of ascending node 205.6°
Argument of perihelion 58.3°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 254±37 km[1]
Albedo 0.204+0.070
Absolute magnitude (H) 5.8

(40314) 1999 KR16, also written as (40314) 1999 KR16, is a trans-Neptunian object. It was discovered on May 16, 1999 by Audrey C. Delsanti and Oliver R. Hainaut at La Silla Observatory, 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
  1. http://www.minorplanetcenter.org/iau/lists/TNOs.html
  2. http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/astro/tnoslist.html