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(59358) 1999 CL158

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Discovery date  11 February 1999
Alternative names  none
Observation arc  5907 days (16.17 yr)
Absolute magnitude  7
Discovery site  Mauna Kea Observatories
MPC designation  (59358) 1999 CL148
Minor planet category  unstable TNO (DES)
Discovered  11 February 1999
Orbits  Sun
Asteroid group  Centaur
Discovered by  Jane X. Luu, Chad Trujillo, David C. Jewitt
Discoverers  Jane Luu, Chad Trujillo, David C. Jewitt
Similar  S/2000 (1998 WW31) 1, (19308) 1996 TO66, (119951) 2002 KX14, 2008 ST291, (84922) 2003 VS2

59358 1999 cl158


(59358) 1999 CL158, also written as (59358) 1999 CL158, is a trans-Neptunian object that resides in the Kuiper belt. It was discovered on February 11, 1999, by Jane X. Luu, Chad Trujillo, and David C. Jewitt at the Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii.

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Unstable

Simulations by the Deep Ecliptic Survey (DES) show this object may be removed (ejected) from the Solar System over the next 10 million years.

References

(59358) 1999 CL158 Wikipedia


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