(38084) 1999 HB12

(38084) 1999 HB12
Discovery
Discovered by Marc W. Buie, Robert L. Millis
Discovery date April 18, 1999
Designations
MPC designation (38084) 1999 HB12
Alternate name(s) none
Minor planet
category
TNO (Res 2:5)
Aphelion 79.895 AU
Perihelion 32.563 AU
Semi-major axis 56.229 AU
Eccentricity 0.421
Mean anomaly 350.0°
Inclination 13.1°
Longitude of ascending node 166.4°
Argument of perihelion 66.4°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 160 km
Albedo 0.09 (assumed)
Absolute magnitude (H) 7.2

(38084) 1999 HB12, also written as (38084) 1999 HB12, is a trans-Neptunian object that resides in the Kuiper belt region of the Solar System. It was discovered on April 18, 1999 by Marc W. Buie and Robert L. Millis.

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

References

  1. http://www.minorplanetcenter.org/iau/lists/TNOs.html
  2. http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/astro/tnoslist.html