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(19255) 1994 VK8

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Discovery date  8 November 1994
Alternative names  none
Observation arc  7347 days (20.11 yr)
Absolute magnitude  7
MPC designation  (19255) 1994 VK8
Minor planet category  cubewano
Discovered  8 November 1994
Orbits  Sun
Discovered by  A. Fitzsimmons D. O'Ceallaigh I. P. Williams
Discovery site  Roque de los Muchachos Observatory
Minor planet category  Classical Kuiper belt object
Discoverers  Alan Fitzsimmons, Donal O'Ceallaigh
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(19255) 1994 VK8 is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO) of the cubewano class orbiting the Sun in the Kuiper belt of the outer Solar System. It was discovered on November 8, 1994, by Alan Fitzsimmons, Donal O'Ceallaigh, and Iwan P. Williams at Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on the island of La Palma, Spain.

(19255) 1994 VK8 is the fourth cubewano to be given an official Minor Planet Center catalog number. The first three official cubewanos are (15760) 1992 QB1, (15807) 1994 GV9, and (16684) 1994 JQ1.


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