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(15820) 1994 TB

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Discovery date  2 October 1994
Alternative names  none
Observation arc  5210 days (14.26 yr)
Inclination  12.139°
Orbits  Sun
Discoverers  David C. Jewitt, Jun Chen
MPC designation  (15820) 1994 TB
Minor planet category  TNO (plutino)
Discovered  2 October 1994
Argument of perihelion  99.267°
Discovery site  Mauna Kea Observatories
Discovered by  D. C. Jewitt and J. Chen
Similar  (15788) 1993 SB, 53311 Deucalion, S/2000 (1998 WW31) 1, (15810) 1994 JR1, (119951) 2002 KX14

(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.

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(15820) 1994 TB Wikipedia


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