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|Discovered by||David C. Jewitt and Jane Luu|
|Discovery place||Mauna Kea Observatory|
|Discovery time||February 27, 1995|
|Other names||1995 DW2|
|Group||Centaur (minor planet)|
|Reference date November 30, 2008|
|Longest distance from the Sun||31.3488 AU|
|Shortest distance from the Sun||18.9152 AU|
|Longest distance from the center of its orbital path
|How egg-shaped its orbit is
|How long it takes to complete an orbit||46019.2 d (126 y)|
|Angle above the reference plane
|Longitude of where it comes up through the reference plane||178.218°|
|Angle between its shortest distance from what it orbits around and where it comes up through the reference plane
("argument of periapsis")
|Size and Other Qualities|
10370 Hylonome is an asteroid orbiting in the farther part of the solar system. It belongs to the group of icy minor planets called centaurs, with an orbit that crosses the orbits of Neptune and Uranus. It was found on February 27, 1995.
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References[change | edit source]
- "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (10001)-(15000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/lists/NumberedMPs010001.html. Retrieved December 20, 2008.
- "(10370) Hylonome". AstDyS. Italy: University of Pisa. http://hamilton.dm.unipi.it/astdys/index.php?pc=1.1.0&n=10370. Retrieved December 20, 2008.
- John Stansberry, Will Grundy, Mike Brown, Dale Cruikshank, John Spencer, David Trilling, Jean-Luc Margot (2007-02-20). "Physical Properties of Kuiper Belt and Centaur Objects: Constraints from Spitzer Space Telescope". University of Arizona, Lowell Observatory, California Institute of Technology, NASA Ames Research Center, Southwest Research Institute, Cornell University. http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0702538v2. Retrieved 2008-07-27.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- List of Centaurs and SDOs.