2010 TJ

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2010 TJ
Discovery
Discovery date 2010
Designations
MPC designation 2010 TJ
Minor planet category TNO (SDO)[1]
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch JD 2456200.5 (September 30, 2012)
Aphelion 87 AU
Perihelion 40 AU
64 AU
Eccentricity 0.375
507 yr
9.4°
Inclination 38.871°
91.40°
271°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 478 km (assumed)[3]
Albedo 0.07 (assumed)[3]
5.0[2]

2010 TJ is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO) orbiting the Sun in the scattered disc. It was discovered in 2010. With an absolute magnitude of 5.0,[2] it is probably a dwarf planet.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List Of Centaurs and Scattered-Disk Objects". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2012-08-31. 
  2. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: (2010 TJ)". 2011-12-25 last obs. Retrieved 2012-08-31. 
  3. ^ a b c Michael E. Brown. "How many dwarf planets are there in the outer solar system? (updates daily)". California Institute of Technology. Retrieved 2012-08-31. 

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