(79978) 1999 CC158

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(79978) 1999 CC158
Discovery
Discovered by David C. Jewitt, Chad Trujillo, Jane X. Luu, Scott S. Sheppard
Discovery date 15 February 1999
Designations
MPC designation (79978) 1999 CC158
none
SDO[1]
5:12 resonance[2]
Orbital characteristics[3]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 3
Observation arc 5903 days (16.16 yr)
Aphelion 69.326 AU (10.3710 Tm)
Perihelion 39.210 AU (5.8657 Tm)
54.268 AU (8.1184 Tm)
Eccentricity 0.27748
399.79 yr (146022 d)
42.112°
0° 0m 8.875s / day
Inclination 18.700°
337.02°
102.57°
Earth MOID 38.276 AU (5.7260 Tm)
Jupiter MOID 34.409 AU (5.1475 Tm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 304 km[4]
0.09 (assumed)
5.7

(79978) 1999 CC158, also written as (79978) 1999 CC158, is a trans-Neptunian object orbiting in the Kuiper belt of the Solar System.[1] It was discovered on 15 February 1999 at the Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii. It has a 5:12 resonance with Neptune.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List Of Centaurs and Scattered-Disk Objects". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2009-01-29. 
  2. ^ a b Marc W. Buie. "Orbit Fit and Astrometric record for 79978". SwRI (Space Science Department). Retrieved 2009-01-29. 2007-11-09 using 25 observations 
  3. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 79978 (1999 CC158)". NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 7 April 2016. 
  4. ^ Wm. Robert Johnston (22 August 2008). "List of Known Trans-Neptunian Objects". Johnston's Archive. Archived from the original on 13 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-29. 

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