(137295) 1999 RB216

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(137295) 1999 RB216
Discovery
Discovered by C. A. Trujillo, D. C. Jewitt, and J. X. Luu[1]
Discovery date 8 September 1999
Designations
MPC designation (137295) 1999 RB216
none
twotino[2][3]
Orbital characteristics[5]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 3
Observation arc 5116 days (14.01 yr)
Aphelion 61.041 AU (9.1316 Tm)
Perihelion 33.642 AU (5.0328 Tm)
47.341 AU (7.0821 Tm)
Eccentricity 0.28937
325.74 yr (118976 d)[4]
1.7533°
0° 0m 10.893s / day
Inclination 12.710°
175.78°
208.88°
Earth MOID 32.6505 AU (4.88445 Tm)
Jupiter MOID 28.7035 AU (4.29398 Tm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 153 km[6]
0.09 (assumed)
7.4

(137295) 1999 RB216, also written as 1999 RB216, is a trans-Neptunian object that resides in the Kuiper belt. It was discovered on September 8, 1999, by Chad Trujillo, David C. Jewitt, and Jane X. Luu.

It is in a 2:1 orbital resonance with the planet Neptune.

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