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(33001) 1997 CU29

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Discovery date  6 February 1997
Alternative names  none
Observation arc  5880 days (16.10 yr)
Inclination  1.45231°
Orbits  Sun
MPC designation  (33001) 1997 CU29
Minor planet category  TNO (cubewano)
Discovered  6 February 1997
Argument of perihelion  259.868°
Discovery site  Mauna Kea Observatories
Discovered by  David C. JewittJane X. LuuChadwick A. TrujilloJun Chen
Discoverers  Jane Luu, Chad Trujillo, David C. Jewitt, Jun Chen
Similar  S/2000 (1998 WW31) 1, (119951) 2002 KX14, 53311 Deucalion, (19308) 1996 TO66, (84922) 2003 VS2

(33001) 1997 CU29, also written as (33001) 1997 CU29 is a cubewano. It has a perihelion (closest approach to the Sun) at 41.660 AU and an aphelion (farthest approach from the Sun) of 45.134 AU. 1997 CU29 is about 211 km in diameter. It was discovered on February 6, 1997, by David C. Jewitt, Jane X. Luu, Chad Trujillo, and Jun Chen at the Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii.


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