1993 RP

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1993 RP
Discovery
Discovered by David C. Jewitt and
Jane X. Luu,
Discovery date September 15, 1993
Designations
MPC designation none
1993 RP
Minor planet category TNO (plutino)
Orbital characteristics
Epoch December 31, 2006 (JD 2454100.5)
Aphelion 5947.882 Gm (39.759 AU)
Perihelion 5249.620 Gm (35.092 AU)
5598.751 Gm (37.425 AU)
Eccentricity 0.062
83627.096 d (228.96 a)
4.86 km/s
17.149°
Inclination 2.674°
192.174°
184.859°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 70? km
Mass 3.6×1017? kg
Mean density
2.0? g/cm³
0.0196? m/s²
0.0370? km/s
? d
Albedo 0.10?
Temperature ~45 K
Spectral type
?
9.39

1993 RP is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO) of the plutino class. It was discovered a day after (385185) 1993 RO and a day before (15788) 1993 SB. The discovery was made in 1993 at the Mauna Kea Observatory with a 2.2 m telescope. Very little is known about the object.

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