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(79978) 1999 CC158

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Discovery date  15 February 1999
Alternative names  none
Aphelion  69.326 AU (10.3710 Tm)
Absolute magnitude  5.7
Discovery site  Mauna Kea Observatories
MPC designation  (79978) 1999 CC158
Observation arc  5903 days (16.16 yr)
Discovered  15 February 1999
Orbits  Sun
Discovered by  David C. Jewitt, Chad Trujillo, Jane X. Luu, Scott S. Sheppard
Minor planet category  Resonant trans-Neptunian object
Discoverers  Jane Luu, Chad Trujillo, Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt
Similar  2008 ST291, (84922) 2003 VS2, (119951) 2002 KX14, (229762) 2007 UK126, 38083 Rhadamanthus

(79978) 1999 CC158, also written as (79978) 1999 CC158, is a trans-Neptunian object orbiting in the Kuiper belt of the Solar System. It was discovered on 15 February 1999 at the Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii. It has a 5:12 resonance with Neptune.

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(79978) 1999 CC158 Wikipedia


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