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2004 GV9

90568 2004 GV9

Potential Dwarf Planet of the Solar System

Proper NameNone
Minor Planet Designation90568 2004 GV9
Provisional Designation2004 GV9
Orbital Period273 years, 321 days
Distance from the SunSemi-Major Axis: 6,309,000,000 km (42.17 AU)
Perihelion: 5,793,675,000 km (38.73 AU)
Aphelion: 6,824,325,000 km (45.62 AU)
Eccentricity0.0817
Rotation Period5 hours, 52 minutes
Diameter680 km
MoonsNone known
NotesA cubewano, one of the class of objects that circle the Sun in the far reaches of the Solar System beyond the orbit of Neptune. 2004 GV9 appears to be a spherical body with a patterned surface, and is considered likely to fall within the parameters of a dwarf planet.
Image of 2004 GV9

This rendering is based on the current best estimate for the appearance dwarf planet 2004 GV9. With a diameter of some 680 km, the planetoid is likely to be essentially spherical in form, and its surface appears to be patterned with lighter, more reflective regions.

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