(59358) 1999 CL158

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(59358) 1999 CL158
Discovery
Discovered by Jane X. Luu, Chad Trujillo, David C. Jewitt
Discovery date February 11, 1999
Designations
MPC designation (59358) 1999 CL148
none
Minor planet category unstable TNO (DES)[1]
Orbital characteristics
Aphelion 49.995 AU
Perihelion 32.876 AU
41.435 AU
Eccentricity 0.207
33.7°
Inclination 10.0°
120.1°
328.5°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 183 km (assumed)[2]
Albedo 0.09 (assumed)
6.9

(59358) 1999 CL158, also written as (59358) 1999 CL158, is a trans-Neptunian object that resides in the Kuiper belt. It was discovered on February 11, 1999, by Jane X. Luu, Chad Trujillo, and David C. Jewitt at the Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii.

Unstable[edit]

Simulations by the Deep Ecliptic Survey (DES) show this object may be removed (ejected) from the Solar System over the next 10 million years.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Marc W. Buie (2008-12-15). "Orbit Fit and Astrometric record for 59358". (using 27 of 27 observations) SwRI (Space Science Department). Retrieved 2009-09-02.  (Webcite from 2009-09-02)
  2. ^ Wm. Robert Johnston (22 August 2008). "List of Known Trans-Neptunian Objects". Johnston's Archive. Archived from the original on 2009-09-03. Retrieved 2009-09-02. 

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