List of possible dwarf planets

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It is estimated that there may be 200 dwarf planets in the Kuiper belt of the outer Solar System[1] and possibly more than 10,000 in the region beyond.[2] The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has accepted four: Pluto, Eris, Haumea, and Makemake, as well as Ceres in the inner Solar System.

IAU naming procedures[edit]

In 2008, the IAU modified its naming procedures such that objects considered most likely to be dwarf planets receive differing treatment than others. Objects that have an absolute magnitude (H) less than +1, and hence a minimum diameter of 838 kilometres (521 mi) if the albedo is below 100%,[3] are overseen by two naming committees, one for minor planets and one for planets. Once named, the objects are declared to be dwarf planets. Makemake and Haumea are the only objects to have proceeded through the naming process as presumed dwarf planets; currently there are no other bodies that meet this criterion. All other bodies are named by the minor-planet naming committee alone, and the IAU has not stated how or if they will be accepted as dwarf planets.

Limiting values[edit]

Calculation of the diameter of Ixion depends on the albedo (the fraction of light that it reflects), which is currently unknown.

The qualifying feature of a dwarf planet is that it "has sufficient mass for its self-gravity to overcome rigid-body forces so that it assumes a hydrostatic equilibrium (nearly round) shape".[4][5][6] Current observations are generally insufficient for a direct determination as to whether a body meets this definition. Also, a dwarf planet may not be the satellite of another body, even though several moons (such as Titan) are larger than the recognized dwarf planets.

Based on a comparison with the icy moons that have been visited by spacecraft, such as Mimas (round at 400 km in diameter) and Proteus (irregular at 410–440 km in diameter), Michael Brown estimated that an icy body relaxes into hydrostatic equilibrium at a diameter somewhere between 200 and 400 km.[1]

Ceres is thought to be the only dwarf planet in the asteroid belt. 4 Vesta, the second-most-massive asteroid, appears to have a fully differentiated interior and was therefore in equilibrium at some point in its history, but it is not today.[7] The third-most massive object, 2 Pallas, has a somewhat irregular surface and is thought to have only a partially differentiated interior. Brown has estimated that, because rocky objects are more rigid than icy objects, rocky objects below 900 kilometres (560 mi) in diameter may not be in hydrostatic equilibrium and thus not dwarf planets.[1]

After Brown and Tancredi made their calculations, it was discovered that Iapetus (1,470 km in diameter) and the smaller moons of Saturn down to Mimas with well-determined shapes are not in hydrostatic equilibrium as had been thought. They have a hydrostatic shape that froze in some time ago and that does not match the shape an equilibrium body would have at their current rotation rates.[8] Ceres, at 950 km, is the smallest body for which detailed measurements are consistent with hydrostatic equilibrium.[9] It is not clear whether trans-Neptunian objects would behave more like Ceres or Iapetus; thus, some or all trans-Neptunian dwarf planets smaller than Pluto and Eris might not actually be in equilibrium.[citation needed] The IAU has not addressed the issue since these findings.

Tancredi's assessment[edit]

In 2010, Gonzalo Tancredi presented a report to the IAU evaluating a list of 46 candidates for dwarf-planet status based on light-curve-amplitude analysis and the assumption that the object was more than 450 kilometres (280 mi) in diameter. Some diameters are measured, some are best-fit estimates, and others use an assumed albedo of 0.10. Of these, he identified 15 as dwarf planets by his criteria (including the four accepted by the IAU), with another nine being considered possible. To be cautious, he advised the IAU to "officially" accept as dwarf planets the top three not yet accepted: Sedna, Orcus, and Quaoar.[10] Although the IAU had anticipated Tancredi's recommendations, as of 2013, they have not responded.

Brown's assessment[edit]

Brown's categories Min. Number of objects
nearly certainly >900 km 10
highly likely 600–900 km 17
likely 500–600 km 45
probably 400–500 km 72
possibly 200–400 km 534
Source: Mike Brown,[11] as of May 13, 2018. (Summary figures differ on M. Brown's website using a cumulative count).
Earth Moon Dysnomia Dysnomia Eris Eris Charon Charon Nix Nix Kerberos Kerberos Styx Styx Hydra Pluto Pluto Makemake Makemake Namaka Namaka Hi'iaka Hi'iaka Haumea Haumea Salacia Salacia Actaea 2002 MS4 2002 MS4 Sedna Sedna 2007 OR10 2007 OR10 Weywot Weywot Quaoar Quaoar Vanth Vanth Orcus Orcus File:EightTNOs.png
Artistic comparison of Pluto, Eris, Makemake, Haumea, Sedna, 2002 MS4, 2007 OR10, Quaoar, Salacia, Orcus, and Earth along with the Moon.

Mike Brown considers a large number of trans-Neptunian bodies, ranked by estimated size, to be "probably" dwarf planets.[11] He did not consider asteroids, stating "In the asteroid belt Ceres, with a diameter of 900 km, is the only object large enough to be round".[11]

The terms for varying degrees of likelihood he split these into:

  • Near certainty: diameter estimated/measured to be over 900 kilometres (560 mi). Sufficient confidence to say these must be in hydrostatic equilibrium, even if predominantly rocky.
  • Highly likely: diameter estimated/measured to be over 600 kilometres (370 mi). The size would have to be "grossly in error" or they would have to be primarily rocky to not be dwarf planets.
  • Likely: diameter estimated/measured to be over 500 kilometres (310 mi). Uncertainties in measurement mean that some of these will be significantly smaller and thus doubtful.
  • Probably: diameter estimated/measured to be over 400 kilometres (250 mi). Expected to be dwarf planets, if they are icy, and that figure is correct.
  • Possibly: diameter estimated/measured to be over 200 kilometres (120 mi). Icy moons transition from a round to irregular shape in the 200–400 km range, suggesting that the same figure holds true for KBOs. Thus, some of these objects could be dwarf planets.
  • Probably not: diameter estimated/measured to be under 200 km. No icy moon under 200 km is round, suggesting that the same is true for KBOs. The estimated size of these objects would have to be in error for them to be dwarf planets.

Likeliest dwarf planets[edit]

The following trans-Neptunian objects have estimated diameters at least 300 kilometres (190 mi) and so may be dwarf planets. Not all bodies estimated to be this size are included. The list is complicated by bodies such as 47171 Lempo that were at first assumed to be large single objects but later discovered to be binary or triple systems of smaller bodies.[12] The dwarf planet Ceres is added for comparison.

The default sort is per Brown's size estimate. The IAU-recognised dwarf planets have bold names. Brown's diameter estimates are in red when they are based upon an assumed albedo. Explanations and sources for the measured masses and diameters can be found in the corresponding articles linked in column "Designation" of the table.

Designation Per Brown[11] Measured per
measured
Diameter
per assumed albedo
Result
per Tancredi[10]
Category Best[a]
diameter
km
H
Diameter[b]
(km)
Geometric
albedo

(%)
Mass
(1018 kg)
H

[13][14]

Diameter
(km)
Geometric
albedo[c]
(%)
Small
albedo=100%
(km)
Large
albedo=4%
(km)
136199 Eris −1.1 2330 99 16700 −1.1 2326±12 90 2206 11028 accepted (measured) SDO 2326
134340 Pluto −0.7 2329 64 13030 −0.76 2380±0.4 63 1886 9430 accepted (measured) 2:3 resonant 2380
136472 Makemake 0.1 1426 81 −0.2 1430±14 104 1457 7286 accepted cubewano 1430
(225088) 2007 OR10 2 1290 19 1.8 1535+75
−225
14 580 2901 SDO 1535
136108 Haumea 0.4 1252 80 4000 0.2 1632±51 55 1212 6060 accepted cubewano 1632
50000 Quaoar 2.7 1092 13 1400 2.82 1110±5 11 363 1813 accepted (and recommended) cubewano 1110
90377 Sedna 1.8 1041 32 1.83 995±80 33 572 2861 accepted (and recommended) detached 995
90482 Orcus 2.3 983 23 580 2.31 917±25 25 459 2293 accepted (and recommended) 2:3 resonant 917
(307261) 2002 MS4 4 960 5 3.6 934±47 7 253 1266 cubewano 934
1 Ceres 939 3.36 946±2 9 283 1414 asteroid belt 946
120347 Salacia 4.2 921 4 450 4.25 854±45 5 188 939 possible cubewano 854
2013 FY27 3.3 760 15 3 334 1669 SDO 760
(55565) 2002 AW197 3.6 759 12 3.3 768+39
−38
14 291 1454 accepted cubewano 768
(208996) 2003 AZ84 3.7 747 11 3.74 727+62
−67
11 237 1187 accepted 2:3 resonant 727
20000 Varuna 4 727 9 3.76 668+154
−86
12 235 1176 accepted cubewano 668
174567 Varda 3.5 724 14 265 3.61 705+81
−75
13 252 1260 possible cubewano 705
(55637) 2002 UX25 3.9 704 11 125 3.87 665±29 11 224 1118 3:5 resonant 665
(90568) 2004 GV9 4.2 703 8 4.25 680±34 8 188 939 accepted 3:5 resonant 680
(145452) 2005 RN43 3.9 697 11 3.89 679+55
−73
11 222 1108 possible cubewano 679
(202421) 2005 UQ513 3.8 674 12 3.5 498+63
−75
28 265 1326 cubewano 498
28978 Ixion 3.8 674 12 3.83 617+19
−20
14 228 1139 accepted 2:3 resonant 617
2014 UZ224 3.8 674 12 3.5 635+65
−72
17 265 1326 SDO 635
2015 RR245 4 643 11 3.7 242 1209 SDO 643
2014 EZ51 4 643 11 3.7 242 1209 detached 643
2010 RF43 4 643 11 3.7 242 1209 SDO 643
2015 BP519 4.4 175 876 SDO 619
2015 KH162 4.2 613 10 3.9 221 1103 detached 613
(229762) 2007 UK126 3.7 612 17 3.69 614+15
−15
16 243 1215 SDO 614
19521 Chaos 5 612 5 4.8 600+140
−130
6 146 729 cubewano 600
2010 JO179 4.3 598 10 4 211 1053 SDO 598
2010 KZ39 4.3 598 10 4 211 1053 cubewano 598
2014 WK509 4.3 598 10 4 211 1053 detached 598
2012 VP113 4.3 598 10 4 211 1053 detached 598
(84522) 2002 TC302 4.2 591 12 3.9 584+106
−88
14 221 1103 2:5 resonant 584
(78799) 2002 XW93 5.4 584 4 5.5 106 528 SDO 584
2004 XR190 4.4 584 10 4.1 201 1006 detached 584
(42301) 2001 UR163 4.4 584 10 4.1 201 1006 possible SDO 584
2010 RE64 4.4 584 10 4.1 201 1006 SDO 584
2013 FZ27 4.4 584 10 4.1 201 1006 1:2 resonant 584
2014 AN55 4.4 584 10 4.1 201 1006 SDO 584
2010 FX86 4.5 570 9 4.2 192 960 cubewano 570
2008 ST291 4.5 570 9 4.2 192 960 detached 570
(230965) 2004 XA192 4.5 570 9 4.2 339+120
−95
32 192 960 1:2 resonant 339
2002 XV93 5.4 564 4 5.42 549+22
−23
4 110 548 2:3 resonant 549
(455502) 2003 UZ413 4.6 557 9 4.3 183 917 2:3 resonant 557
(120348) 2004 TY364 4.6 557 9 4.52 512+37
−40
10 166 829 not accepted 2:3 resonant 512
2006 QH181 4.6 557 9 4.3 183 917 SDO 557
2014 YA50 4.6 557 9 4.3 183 917 cubewano 557
(482824) 2013 XC26 4.7 544 8 4.4 175 876 3:5 resonant 544
(145451) 2005 RM43 4.7 544 8 4.4 175 876 possible SDO 544
(470443) 2007 XV50 4.7 544 8 4.4 175 876 cubewano 544
(84922) 2003 VS2 4.1 537 15 4.1 523+35
−34
15 201 1006 not accepted 2:3 resonant 523
(82075) 2000 YW134 4.8 531 8 4.5 167 837 detached 531
(470308) 2007 JH43 4.8 531 8 4.5 167 837 2:3 resonant 531
(278361) 2007 JJ43 4.8 531 8 4.5 167 837 cubewano 531
2014 BV64 4.8 531 8 4.5 167 837 cubewano 531
2014 FC72 4.8 531 8 4.5 167 837 detached 531
2014 HA200 4.8 531 8 4.5 167 837 SDO 531
2015 BZ518 4.8 531 8 4.5 167 837 cubewano 531
2014 WP509 4.8 531 8 4.5 167 837 cubewano 531
2014 TZ85 4.9 518 8 4.6 160 799 4:7 resonant 518
2014 FC69 4.9 518 8 4.6 160 799 detached 518
2013 AT183 4.9 518 8 4.6 160 799 SDO 518
(499514) 2010 OO127 4.9 518 8 4.6 160 799 3:5 resonant 518
2010 VK201 4.9 518 8 4.6 160 799 cubewano 518
(315530) 2008 AP129 5 506 7 4.7 153 763 cubewano 506
(470599) 2008 OG19 5 506 7 4.7 153 763 SDO 506
2010 DN93 5 506 7 4.7 153 763 detached 506
(444030) 2004 NT33 5 506 7 4.7 423+87
−80
13 153 763 4:7 resonant 423
(119979) 2002 WC19 5 506 7 4.7 153 763 1:2 resonant 506
2003 QX113 5 506 7 4.7 153 763 SDO 506
2003 UA414 5 506 7 4.7 153 763 SDO 506
2014 FT71 5 506 7 4.7 153 763 4:7 resonant 506
(472271) 2014 UM33 5 506 7 4.7 153 763 cubewano 506
2014 VU37 5.1 494 7 4.8 146 729 cubewano 494
(495603) 2015 AM281 5.1 494 7 4.8 146 729 detached 494
2014 HZ199 5.1 494 7 4.8 146 729 4:7 resonant 494
2014 BZ57 5.1 494 7 4.8 146 729 cubewano 494
(307982) 2004 PG115 5.1 494 7 4.8 146 729 SDO 494
(48639) 1995 TL8 5.1 494 7 4.8 146 729 TNO 494
(26181) 1996 GQ21 5.2 483 7 4.9 139 696 SDO 483
2011 WJ157 5.2 483 7 4.9 139 696 SDO 483
2010 RF188 5.2 483 7 4.9 139 696 SDO 483
2013 FS28 5.2 483 7 4.9 139 696 SDO 483
2014 JP80 5.2 483 7 4.9 139 696 2:3 resonant 483
2014 JR80 5.2 483 7 4.9 139 696 2:3 resonant 483
2015 AJ281 5.2 483 7 4.9 139 696 4:7 resonant 483
2014 WH509 5.2 483 7 4.9 139 696 cubewano 483
2014 US224 5.2 483 7 4.9 139 696 cubewano 483
(175113) 2004 PF115 4.5 482 12 4.54 406+98
−75
16 164 821 2:3 resonant 406
2011 FW62 5.2 481 7 5 133 665 2:3 resonant 481
(471143) 2010 EK139 3.8 475 25 3.8 470+35
−10
24 231 1155 SDO 470
(26375) 1999 DE9 5.2 474 7 4.9 461±45 9 139 696 possible 2:5 resonant 461
(35671) 1998 SN165 5.7 473 4 5.5 393+39
−38
7 106 528 cubewano 393
(469306) 1999 CD158 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 4:7 resonant 471
(307616) 2003 QW90 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 cubewano 471
(308379) 2005 RS43 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 1:2 resonant 471
(445473) 2010 VZ98 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 SDO 471
2011 OA60 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 cubewano 471
2010 TJ 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 SDO 471
2010 RF64 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 cubewano 471
2010 RO64 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 cubewano 471
2010 ER65 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 detached 471
2014 QW441 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 cubewano 471
2014 OJ394 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 detached 471
2014 XR40 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 cubewano 471
2014 AM55 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 cubewano 471
2013 HV156 5.3 471 7 5 133 665 1:2 resonant 471
(145480) 2005 TB190 4.4 469 15 4.4 464±62 14 175 876 detached 464
(119951) 2002 KX14 4.9 468 10 4.86 445±27 10 142 709 2:3 resonant 445
(120132) 2003 FY128 5.1 467 8 4.6 460±21 12 160 799 SDO 460
38628 Huya 5 466 8 5.04 406±16 10 130 652 accepted 2:3 resonant 406
2010 EL139 5.4 460 6 5.1 127 635 2:3 resonant 460
(471137) 2010 ET65 5.4 460 6 5.1 127 635 SDO 460
(471165) 2010 HE79 5.4 460 6 5.1 127 635 2:3 resonant 460
(471288) 2011 GM27 5.4 460 6 5.1 127 635 cubewano 460
2014 CO23 5.4 460 6 5.1 127 635 cubewano 460
2014 FY71 5.4 460 6 5.1 127 635 4:7 resonant 460
2014 DN143 5.4 460 6 5.1 127 635 cubewano 460
2014 XS40 5.4 460 6 5.1 127 635 3:5 resonant 460
2014 XY40 5.4 460 6 5.1 127 635 cubewano 460
2014 YF50 5.4 460 6 5.2 121 606 SDO 460
2015 AH281 5.4 460 6 5.1 127 635 cubewano 460
2014 SH349 5.4 460 6 5.1 127 635 cubewano 460
(84719) 2002 VR128 5.6 459 5 5.58 449+42
−43
5 102 509 2:3 resonant 449
2003 QX111 6.8 453 2 6.6 64 318 2:3 resonant 453
2003 UY413 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 cubewano 449
2005 CA79 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 1:2 resonant 449
2002 CY248 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 cubewano 449
(471318) 2011 JF31 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 cubewano 449
2008 UA332 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 cubewano 449
2014 SV349 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 SDO 449
2014 WZ509 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 cubewano 449
2014 WS510 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 2:5 resonant 449
2014 WW509 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 3:5 resonant 449
2015 AN281 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 3:5 resonant 449
(495613) 2015 FG345 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 3:5 resonant 449
2014 LO28 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 cubewano 449
2013 JW63 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 SDO 449
2013 AP183 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 SDO 449
(471921) 2013 FC28 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 cubewano 449
2012 JH67 5.5 449 6 5.2 121 606 1:2 resonant 449
2017 FO161 5.2 121 606 SDO 429
(469372) 2001 QF298 5.4 421 7 5.43 408+40
−45
7 109 545 2:3 resonant 408
(303775) 2005 QU182 3.8 415 33 3.8 416±73 31 231 1155 SDO 416
(144897) 2004 UX10 4.8 409 14 4.75 361+124
−94
17 149 746 possible 2:3 resonant 361
(437915) 2002 GD32 6 406 4 5.8 92 460 cubewano 406
2002 PJ149 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 cubewano 375
(444745) 2007 JF43 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 2:3 resonant 375
2007 PS45 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 1:2 resonant 375
2010 VQ11 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 cubewano 375
(471210) 2010 VW11 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 SDO 375
2010 JK124 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 cubewano 375
(471196) 2010 PK66 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 cubewano 375
2010 MQ116 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 cubewano 375
2015 BX518 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 3:5 resonant 375
2014 WQ510 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 2:3 resonant 375
(493480) 2014 YZ49 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 cubewano 375
2014 YE50 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 SDO 375
2014 QA442 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 cubewano 375
2014 OD394 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 cubewano 375
2014 UR224 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 TNO 375
2012 HG84 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 cubewano 375
2013 HU156 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 2:3 resonant 375
2014 DF143 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 cubewano 375
2014 DK143 5.5 375 8 5.3 116 579 3:5 resonant 375
2010 TR19 5.6 367 8 5.4 111 553 SDO 367
2010 VW224 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 4:7 resonant 359
2010 RN64 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
(312645) 2010 EP65 5.6 359 8 5.3 116 579 1:2 resonant 359
(470596) 2008 NW4 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
2001 QS297 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
2014 DM143 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
2014 DO143 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
2014 GT53 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
2014 EA52 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
2014 GX53 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
2013 YJ151 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 detached 359
2013 MA12 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
2013 PV74 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 TNO 359
2014 CQ23 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
(471954) 2013 RM98 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
(483002) 2014 QS441 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
2014 UN225 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 SDO 359
2014 WJ509 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
2014 QX441 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 2:3 resonant 359
2014 QY441 5.6 359 8 5.4 111 553 cubewano 359
2014 WQ509 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 2:3 resonant 344
2014 WG509 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 3:5 resonant 344
(487581) 2015 BE519 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 cubewano 344
2014 DR143 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 2:3 resonant 344
2014 JW80 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 SDO 344
2014 LV28 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 SDO 344
2014 MY69 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 cubewano 344
2014 JS80 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 cubewano 344
(501546) 2014 JJ80 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 SDO 344
2014 JM80 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 detached 344
(126154) 2001 YH140 5.7 344 8 5.8 345±45 7 92 460 3:5 resonant 345
2002 GH32 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 3:5 resonant 344
(15874) 1996 TL66 5.4 344 11 5.3 339±20 12 116 579 accepted SDO 339
2002 XH91 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 4:7 resonant 344
2008 CT190 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 SDO 344
(305543) 2008 QY40 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 SDO 344
2010 TY53 5.7 344 8 5.5 106 528 2:3 resonant 344
1999 XY143 6.4 340 4 6.2 76 382 cubewano 340
(82158) 2001 FP185 6.4 336 5 6.38 332+31
−24
4 70 352 SDO 332
(469421) 2001 XD255 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 2:3 resonant 329
2010 VR11 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 cubewano 329
2011 HP83 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 SDO 329
2012 BW154 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 cubewano 329
2008 QB43 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 cubewano 329
2007 JF45 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 2:3 resonant 329
2014 FJ72 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 SDO 329
(505624) 2014 GU53 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 4:7 resonant 329
2014 GW53 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 cubewano 329
2014 BX64 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 cubewano 329
2013 FH28 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 4:7 resonant 329
2012 XR157 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 1:2 resonant 329
2013 CD223 5.8 329 8 5.5 106 528 2:3 resonant 329
2015 FL345 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 cubewano 329
2014 YK50 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 SDO 329
2014 WY509 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 cubewano 329
2014 UO224 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 cubewano 329
2014 MH70 5.8 329 8 5.6 101 504 2:3 resonant 329
2014 OE394 4.9 324 20 4.6 160 799 cubewano 324
2001 KA77 5.6 324 10 5 133 665 cubewano 324
(307251) 2002 KW14 5.9 322 8 5.6 101 504 cubewano 322
(470316) 2007 OC10 5.4 315 13 5 133 665 SDO 315
2007 VK305 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 SDO 314
2008 SP266 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2010 AH2 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2011 UT410 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 2:3 resonant 314
2010 VL201 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2010 SS43 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2010 PT66 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 SDO 314
2010 PU75 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 SDO 314
2010 RD188 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
(471150) 2010 FC49 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 2:3 resonant 314
2001 RU143 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 2:3 resonant 314
(79978) 1999 CC158 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 SDO 314
2003 UB292 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
(143707) 2003 UY117 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 2:5 resonant 314
2014 OH394 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2014 OP394 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 SDO 314
2014 QZ441 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 3:5 resonant 314
2014 UP224 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2014 UV224 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 SDO 314
2014 WF509 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
(505679) 2014 WT69 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2014 WU509 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2015 OV79 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2015 BD519 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 2:5 resonant 314
2015 BT518 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2013 EC138 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2013 EJ154 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2012 UB178 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 3:5 resonant 314
2014 DE143 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2013 PX74 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 2:3 resonant 314
2014 HF200 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 SDO 314
2014 HW199 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
2014 JU80 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 SDO 314
2014 LT28 5.9 314 8 5.7 96 481 cubewano 314
(182933) 2002 GZ31 6.6 311 4 6.4 70 349 SDO 311
2002 GF32 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 2:3 resonant 301
2000 AF255 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 SDO 301
(469615) 2004 PT107 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
2011 VJ24 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 2:3 resonant 301
2012 DW98 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
2008 AQ118 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
2007 TB418 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 2:5 resonant 301
2007 LF38 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 SDO 301
2005 RP43 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 SDO 301
2014 KW101 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
2014 NZ65 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
2014 MB70 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
2014 MG70 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
(472232) 2014 FW71 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
2013 LY35 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
(500879) 2013 JH64 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 SDO 301
2013 FB28 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
2013 AR183 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 SDO 301
2015 BQ518 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
2015 BP518 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 4:7 resonant 301
2016 FW59 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
2016 FX58 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 4:7 resonant 301
2014 XV40 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 SDO 301
2014 YB50 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
2014 WD510 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 SDO 301
2014 TA86 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 3:5 resonant 301
2014 UH192 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 SDO 301
2014 OS394 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 SDO 301
2014 QC442 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 SDO 301
2014 OF394 6 301 8 5.8 92 460 cubewano 301
  1. ^ The measured diameter, else Brown's estimated diameter, else the diameter calculated from H using an assumed albedo of 8%.
  2. ^ Diameters with the text in red indicate that Brown's bot derived them from heuristically expected albedo.
  3. ^ The geometric albedo is calculated from the measured absolute magnitude and measured diameter via the formula:

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References[edit]

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