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(35671) 1998 SN165

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Discovered by  A. Gleason
MPC designation  (35671) 1998 SN165
Minor planet category  TNO Cubewano
Discovered  23 September 1998
Argument of perihelion  268.99°
Orbits  Sun
Apparent magnitude  21.4
Discovery date  23 September 1998
Alternative names  none
Observation arc  5119 days (14.02 yr)
Inclination  4.6145°
Mean anomaly  282.5°
Discoverer  Arianna Gleason

(35671) 1998 SN165 is a trans-Neptunian object. It was discovered on 23 September 1998, by A. Gleason at Steward Observatory.

It was originally classified as a plutino with a 2:3 mean-motion resonance with Neptune, but further observations have established that it is a cubewano—a member of the classical Kuiper belt.

With an estimated size of 7005393000000000000♠393+39
−38
 km
, (35671) 1998 SN165 is a possible dwarf planet.

References

(35671) 1998 SN165 Wikipedia