(119068) 2001 KC77

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(119068) 2001 KC77
Discovery
Discovered by M. W. Buie[1]
Discovery date 23 May 2001
Designations
TNO
2:5 resonance[2]
Orbital characteristics[3]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 4
Observation arc 1449 days (3.97 yr)
Aphelion 75.146 AU (11.2417 Tm)
Perihelion 35.383 AU (5.2932 Tm)
55.264 AU (8.2674 Tm)
Eccentricity 0.35975
410.84 yr (150059 d)
3.85 km/s
13.446°
0° 0m 8.636s / day
Inclination 12.895°
57.804°
179.735°
Earth MOID 34.3701 AU (5.14169 Tm)
Jupiter MOID 29.9937 AU (4.48699 Tm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 6.022
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 201 km[4]
0.10?
Temperature ~37 K
6.7

(119068) 2001 KC77, also written as (119068) 2001 KC77, is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO) that resides in the Kuiper belt region of the Solar System. It was discovered on May 23, 2001 by Marc W. Buie.

It is in a 2:5 orbital resonance with the planet Neptune.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ List Of Centaurs and Scattered-Disk Objects
  2. ^ a b Marc W. Buie (2005-05-11). "Orbit Fit and Astrometric record for 119068". (using 21 observations) SwRI (Space Science Department). Retrieved 2009-01-29. 
  3. ^ "119068 (2001 KC77)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 8 April 2016. 
  4. ^ List of known trans-Neptunian objects Archived 20 June 2007 at WebCite

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