(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 February 15, 1999
Designations
MPC designation (79978) 1999 CC158
none
SDO[1]
5:12 resonance[2]
Orbital characteristics
Aphelion 68.544 AU
Perihelion 39.108 AU
53.826 AU
Eccentricity 0.273
35.2°
Inclination 18.7°
337.0°
101.6°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 304 km[3]
Albedo 0.09 (assumed)
5.8

(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. ^ 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.