2010 TJ

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2010 TJ
Discovery
Discovery date 2010
Designations
MPC designation 2010 TJ
TNO (SDO)[1]
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 5
Observation arc 831 days (2.28 yr)
Aphelion 84.955 AU (12.7091 Tm)
Perihelion 39.928 AU (5.9731 Tm)
62.442 AU (9.3412 Tm)
Eccentricity 0.36055
493.42 yr (180223 d)
10.962°
0° 0m 7.191s /day
Inclination 38.900°
91.313°
274.08°
Earth MOID 39.1517 AU (5.85701 Tm)
Jupiter MOID 36.118 AU (5.4032 Tm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 478 km (assumed)[3]
0.07 (assumed)[3]
5.0[2]

2010 TJ is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO) orbiting the Sun in the scattered disc. It was discovered in 2010. With an absolute magnitude of 5.0,[2] it is probably a dwarf planet.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List Of Centaurs and Scattered-Disk Objects". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2012-08-31. 
  2. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: (2010 TJ)" (2011-12-25 last obs). Retrieved 31 March 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c Michael E. Brown. "How many dwarf planets are there in the outer solar system? (updates daily)". California Institute of Technology. Retrieved 2012-08-31. 

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