1993 RP

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1993 RP
Discovery
Discovered by David C. Jewitt
Jane X. Luu
Discovery date September 15, 1993
Designations
MPC designation none
1993 RP
TNO (plutino)
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 16 September 1993 (JD 2449246.5)
Uncertainty parameter 9
Aphelion 43.79507 AU (6.551649 Tm)
Perihelion 34.86325 AU (5.215468 Tm)
39.32916 AU (5.883559 Tm)
Eccentricity 0.11355
246.65 yr (90088.7 d)
4.86 km/s
0.00947233°
0.00399606°/day
Inclination 2.57046°
192.090°
180.631°
Earth MOID 33.8632 AU (5.06586 Tm)
Jupiter MOID 29.9041 AU (4.47359 Tm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 70? km
Mass 3.6×1017? kg
Mean density
2.0? g/cm³
Equatorial surface gravity
0.0196? m/s²
Equatorial escape velocity
0.0370? km/s
? d
0.10?
Temperature ~45 K
?
9.0

1993 RP is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO) of the plutino class. It was discovered a day after (385185) 1993 RO and a day before (15788) 1993 SB. The discovery was made in 1993 at the Mauna Kea Observatory with a 2.2 m telescope. Very little is known about the object.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: (1993 RP)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 29 March 2016. 

External links[edit]