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Deucalion

53311 Deucalion, 1999 HU11

Minor Planet Designation53311 Deucalion (provisinally designated 1999 HU11)
GroupClassical Kuiper Belt Objects (Cubewanos)
Orbital Period295.8 years
Distance from the SunSemi-Major Axis: 6,589,806,799 km (44.05 AU)
Perihelion: 6,164,616,230 km (41.21 AU)
Aphelion: 7,014,997,368 km (46.89 AU)
Eccentricity0.0645
Diameter (Mean)c. 131 kilometres
NotesA little-known body orbiting in the far reaches of the Solar System, beyond the orbit of Neptune and within the region known as the Kuiper Belt. Deucalion is at least 131 km in diameter, and may be rather larger. With a low orbital eccentricity and inclination, it follows a stable orbit that is near circular in form, and lies close to the plane of the Solar System.

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