(15820) 1994 TB

(15820) 1994 TB
Discovered byD. C. Jewitt and J. Chen
Discovery date2 October 1994
(15820) 1994 TB
TNO (plutino)
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 3
Observation arc5210 days (14.26 yr)
Aphelion51.81015 AU (7.750688 Tm)
Perihelion26.95788 AU (4.032841 Tm)
39.38402 AU (5.891766 Tm)
247.17 yr (90277.3 d)
4.63 km/s
0° 0m 14.356s / day
Earth MOID25.9914 AU (3.88826 Tm)
Jupiter MOID22.0897 AU (3.30457 Tm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions167 km[2]
Mass4.9×1018? kg
Mean density
2.0? g/cm³
Equatorial surface gravity
0.0467? m/s²
Equatorial escape velocity
0.0883? km/s
6.5 h (0.27 d)
? d
Temperature~44 K

(15820) 1994 TB is a trans-Neptunian object residing in the Kuiper belt. It is in a 3:2 orbital resonance with Neptune, similar to Pluto. It was discovered on October 2, 1994, by David C. Jewitt and Jun Chen at the Mauna Kea Observatory, in Hawaii.


External links

Categories: Minor planet object articles (numbered) | Plutinos | Discoveries by David C. Jewitt | Discoveries by Jun Chen | Astronomical objects discovered in 1994 | Centaur and trans-Neptunian object stubs

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