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(315898) 2008 QD4

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Discovery date  25 August 2008
Minor planet category  Centaur
Discovered  25 August 2008
Asteroid group  Centaur
MPC designation  (315898) 2008 QD4
Observation arc  2744 days (7.51 yr)
Absolute magnitude  11.4
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Aphelion  11.364 AU (1.7000 Tm) (Q)
Perihelion  5.4531 AU (815.77 Gm) (q)

(315898) 2008 QD4, also written as (315898) 2008 QD4, is a centaur with a perihelion greater than Jupiter and a semi-major axis less than Saturn.


(315898) 2008 QD4 is listed as a centaur by the Minor Planet Center (MPC), JPL, and the Deep Ecliptic Survey (DES). Of numbered objects listed as a centaur by all 3 major institutions, (315898) 2008 QD4 has the smallest perihelion distance.

It came to perihelion in August 2010.


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