2004 NT33

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2004 NT33
Orbital characteristics[1]
Aphelion 50.519 AU
Perihelion 36.965 AU
43.657 AU
Eccentricity 0.155
289.3 yr
Inclination 31.225°
241.02°
39.52°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions

423+87
80
 km
[2]

580 km[3]
4.4 [1]

2004 NT33 is a classical Kuiper belt object discovered in 2004, and it is a possible dwarf planet. As of 2011, it is thought to have a diameter of about 580 kilometres (360 mi).[3] This is up from 554 kilometres (344 mi) in 2008.[4] The newest estimate is 423+87
80
 km
.[2]

It is currently 38.2 AU from the Sun.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b JPL Small-Body Database Browser, retrieved 14 Νοvember 2009
  2. ^ a b TNOs are Cool: A survey of the trans-Neptunian region. X. Analysis of classical Kuiper belt objects from Herschel* and Spitzer observations p. 18
  3. ^ a b Wm. Robert Johnston (7 August 2010). "List of Known Trans-Neptunian Objects". Johnston's Archive. Archived from the original on 5 February 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-03. 
  4. ^ List of known Trans-Neptunian Objects 22 August 2008
  5. ^ AstDys Ephmerides for 2004 NT 33, retrieved 31 August 2009

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