2002 CY248

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2002 CY248
Discovery[1]
Discovered by D. E. Trilling, L. H. Wasserman, E. I. Chiang, J. R. Lovering
Discovery site Kitt Peak National Observatory, Arizona, United States
Discovery date 2002
Designations
MPC designation 2002 CY248
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 4
Observation arc 4021 days (11.01 yr)
Aphelion 53.097 AU (7.9432 Tm)
Perihelion 39.805 AU (5.9547 Tm)
46.451 AU (6.9490 Tm)
Eccentricity 0.14308
316.59 yr (115634 d)
231.74°
0° 0m 11.208s /day
Inclination 7.0228°
300.6795°
335.89°
Earth MOID 38.788 AU (5.8026 Tm)
Jupiter MOID 34.5731 AU (5.17206 Tm)
Proper orbital elements
223.462 deg / yr
1.61101 yr
(588.422 d)
Precession of perihelion
338.641 arcsec / yr
Precession of the ascending node
300.701 arcsec / yr
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 383 km (diameter)[3]
0.08 (expected from theory)[4]
5.3[2]

2002 CY248, also written 2002 CY248, is a large classical Kuiper belt object[5] with an absolute magnitude of 5.0 and an albedo of 0.07.[1] It is about 383 kilometres (238 mi) in diameter.[3] It is possibly a dwarf planet.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MPEC 2004-E32 : 2002 CZ154, 2002 CY248, 2002 CD251, 2002 XH91, 2003 FK127, 2003 FH129". Minorplanetcenter.net. Retrieved 2014-06-13. 
  2. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: (2002 CY248)" (2013-02-09 last obs; arc: 11.01 years). Retrieved 30 March 2016. 
  3. ^ a b http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/astro/tnoslist.html
  4. ^ a b Michael E. Brown. "How many dwarf planets are there in the outer solar system? (updates daily)". California Institute of Technology. Archived from the original on 2011-10-18. Retrieved 2011-08-25. 
  5. ^ "List of known trans-Neptunian objects". Johnstonsarchive.net. Retrieved 2014-06-13. 

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