2011 FW62

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2011 FW62
Discovery
Discovery date 2011
Designations
MPC designation 2011 FW62
plutino[1]
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 15 April 2011 (JD 2455666.5)
Uncertainty parameter 9
Aphelion 46.628 AU (6.9754 Tm)
Perihelion 33.025 AU (4.9405 Tm)
39.826 AU (5.9579 Tm)
Eccentricity 0.17078
251.34 yr (91801.5 d)
126.30°
0° 0m 14.117s / day
Inclination 26.778°
250.16°
131.48°
Earth MOID 32.0888 AU (4.80042 Tm)
Jupiter MOID 28.4015 AU (4.24880 Tm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 4.998
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 503 km (assumed) [3]
0.07 (assumed) [3]
5.0 [2]

2011 FW62 also designated 2015 AJ281 is a trans-Neptunian object that was discovered in 2011. With an absolute magnitude of 5.0,[2] it is likely a dwarf planet.[3] Its orbital elements are very uncertain and hence it is lost. (see also Lost asteroid)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 FW62". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2012-08-31. 
  2. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: (2011 FW62)" (2011-05-26 last obs). Retrieved 12 April 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. Archived from the original on 2011-10-18. Retrieved 2012-08-31. 

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