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(15836) 1995 DA2

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Discovery date  24 February 1995
Alternative names  none
Observation arc  7265 days (19.89 yr)
Discovered  24 February 1995
Orbits  Sun
Discoverers  Jane Luu, David C. Jewitt
MPC designation  (15836) 1995 DA2
Minor planet category  TNO 3:4 resonance
Orbital period  222 years
Inclination  6.547°
Discovery site  Mauna Kea Observatories
(15836) 1995 DA2
Discovered by  David C. Jewitt, Jane X. Luu
Similar  S/2000 (1998 WW31) 1, (19308) 1996 TO66, (84922) 2003 VS2, (119951) 2002 KX14, 2008 ST291

(15836) 1995 DA2, also written as (15836) 1995 DA2, is a trans-Neptunian object. It was discovered on February 24, 1995, by David C. Jewitt and Jane X. Luu at the Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii.

Resonance

It is in a 3:4 resonance with the planet Neptune. The Neptune 3:4 mean-motion resonance keeps the object more than 8 AU from Neptune over a 14,000-year period.

References

(15836) 1995 DA2 Wikipedia


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