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(385185) 1993 RO

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Discovery date
14 September 1993

Minor planet category
Plutino (TNO)

46.776 AU (6.9976 Tm)

Alternative names
1993 RO

Observation arc
6997 days (19.16 yr)

Discovered by
David C. Jewitt Jane Luu

(385185) 1993 RO is a plutino. It was the first plutino discovered after Pluto itself, with 1993 RP and (15788) 1993 SB a day and two days later, respectively. The discovery was made in 1993 at the Mauna Kea Observatory with a 2.2-meter telescope. Very little is known about (385185) 1993 RO. Even the diameter estimate of ~90 km is based on the assumed albedo of 0.09.


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