2011 FW62

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2011 FW62
Discovery
Discovery date 2011
Designations
MPC designation 2011 FW62
Minor planet category plutino[1]
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch JD 2456200.5 (September 30, 2012)
Aphelion 47 AU
Perihelion 33 AU
Semi-major axis 40 AU
Eccentricity 0.171
Orbital period 251 yr
Mean anomaly 126.3°
Inclination 26.78°
Longitude of ascending node 250.16°
Argument of perihelion 131°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 503 km (assumed)[3]
Albedo 0.07 (assumed)[3]
Absolute magnitude (H) 5.0[2]

2011 FW62 is a plutino[1] (2:3 resonance with Neptune). It was discovered in 2011. With an absolute magnitude of 5.0,[2] it is likely a dwarf planet.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2010 FW62". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2012-08-31. 
  2. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: (2011 FW62)". 2011-05-26 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.