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(69988) 1998 WA31

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Discovered by  Marc W. Buie
MPC designation  (69988) 1998 WA31
Observation arc  3714 days (10.17 yr)
Discovered  18 November 1998
Orbits  Sun
Discovery date  18 November 1998
Minor planet category  TNO 2:5 resonance
Aphelion  78.463 AU (11.7379 Tm)
Absolute magnitude  7.4
Discoverer  Marc William Buie
Discovery site  Kitt Peak National Observatory
Minor planet categories  Trans-Neptunian object, Resonant trans-Neptunian object
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(69988) 1998 WA31, also written as (69988) 1998 WA31, is a trans-Neptunian object that resides in the Kuiper belt. It was discovered on 18 November 1998 by Marc W. Buie at the Kitt Peak National Observatory.

It is in a 2:5 orbital resonance with the planet Neptune.


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