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(84719) 2002 VR128

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Discovery date  3 November 2002
Minor planet category  TNO, plutino
Aphelion  49.650 AU (7.4275 Tm)
Inclination  14.04°
Orbits  Sun
MPC designation  (84719) 2002 VR128
Observation arc  9153 days (25.06 yr)
Discovered  3 November 2002
Argument of perihelion  287.87°
Discovery site  Palomar Observatory
Discovered by  Michael E. Brown Chadwick A. Trujillo
Discoverers  Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo
Michael E. Brown discoveries  2008 ST291, (119951) 2002 KX14, (229762) 2007 UK126

(84719) 2002 VR128, also written (84719) 2002 VR128, is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO). It was discovered in 2002 by Michael Brown and Chad Trujillo. The object is a plutino, an object in 2:3 orbital resonance with Neptune.

Physical properties

The size of (84719) 2002 VR128 was measured by the Herschel Space Telescope to be 7005448500000000000♠448.5+42.1
−43.2
 km
. The surface of (84719) 2002 VR128 is red in the visible spectral range.

References

(84719) 2002 VR128 Wikipedia


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