(15789) 1993 SC

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(15789) 1993 SC
Discovery
Discovered by Iwan P. Williams,
Alan Fitzsimmons, and
Donal O'Ceallaigh
Discovery date 17 September 1993
Designations
MPC designation (15789) 1993 SC
none
Plutino[1]
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 3
Observation arc 5839 days (15.99 yr)
Aphelion 46.639 AU (6.9771 Tm)
Perihelion 32.162 AU (4.8114 Tm)
39.400 AU (5.8942 Tm)
Eccentricity 0.18372
247.32 yr (90333.4 d)
66.186°
0° 0m 14.347s / day
Inclination 5.1667°
354.75°
316.20°
Earth MOID 31.1475 AU (4.65960 Tm)
Jupiter MOID 27.0752 AU (4.05039 Tm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 5.520
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 328 km[2]
363 km[3]
Mean radius
164 ± 30 km
0.022 ± 0.010[2]
7.0

(15789) 1993 SC is a trans-Neptunian object of the plutino class. The discovery was made in 1993 at the La Palma Observatory with the Isaac Newton Telescope. It was the second plutino to receive an MPC number.[1]

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