2010 VK201

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2010 VK201
Discovery[1]
Discovered by La Silla Obs.
Discovery date 3 November 2010
Designations
MPC designation 2010 VK201
TNO
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 5
Observation arc 736 days (2.02 yr)
Aphelion 47.943 AU (7.1722 Tm) (Q)
Perihelion 38.282 AU (5.7269 Tm) (q)
43.113 AU (6.4496 Tm) (a)
Eccentricity 0.11204 (e)
283.08 yr (103397 d)
173.94° (M)
0° 0m 12.534s /day (n)
Inclination 28.861° (i)
156.60° (Ω)
82.855° (ω)
Earth MOID 37.3962 AU (5.59439 Tm)
Jupiter MOID 33.5753 AU (5.02279 Tm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 523 km (from assumed albedo)[3]
7.59 h (0.316 d)
Sidereal rotation period
7.6 h[2]
0.08 (assumed)[3]
4.6,[2]
4.9,[3]
4.5[1]

2010 VK201 is a trans-Neptunian object and likely a dwarf planet, approximately 500 kilometers in diameter. It was first observed on 3 November 2010, by astronomers at the La Silla Observatory in northern Chile.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b MPEC 2011-U10 : 2010 VK201
  2. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: (2010 VK201)" (last observation: 2012-11-08 (arc=736 days (2.02 years))). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 31 March 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "How many dwarf planets are there in the outer solar system?". Gps.caltech.edu. 2013-11-01. Retrieved 1 August 2017. 

External links

  • "Light curves of 32 large trans-Neptunian objects"
  • 2010 VK201 at the JPL Small-Body Database
    • Close approach · Discovery · Ephemeris · Orbit diagram · Orbital elements · Physical parameters

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