2010 TY53

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2010 TY53
Discovery
Discovery date 2010
Designations
MPC designation 2010 TY53
transient TNO
centaur[1]
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch JD 2456200.5 (September 30, 2012)
Aphelion 57 AU
Perihelion 21 AU
39 AU
Eccentricity 0.461
245 yr
315.9°
Inclination 22.453°
111.44°
2.6°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 478 km (assumed)[3]
Albedo 0.07 (assumed)[3]
5.2[2]

2010 TY53 is a transient trans-Neptunian object (TNO) orbiting the Sun, and a centaur in an extended definition of "centaur". It was discovered in 2010. With an absolute magnitude of 5.2,[2] it is probably 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 TY53)" (2011-10-24 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. 

External links[edit]