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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 were very uncertain and it was lost. It was recovered on 6 January 2015 as 2015 AJ281.

2011 FW62
Discovery
Discovery date2011
Designations
MPC designation2011 FW62
plutino[1]
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 15 April 2011 (JD 2455666.5)
Uncertainty parameter 9
Aphelion46.628 AU (6.9754 Tm)
Perihelion33.025 AU (4.9405 Tm)
39.826 AU (5.9579 Tm)
Eccentricity0.17078
251.34 yr (91801.5 d)
126.30°
0° 0m 14.117s / day
Inclination26.778°
250.16°
131.48°
Earth MOID32.0888 AU (4.80042 Tm)
Jupiter MOID28.4015 AU (4.24880 Tm)
TJupiter4.998
Physical characteristics
Dimensions503 km (assumed) [3]
0.07 (assumed) [3]
5.0 [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2010 FW62". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  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 18 October 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2012.

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