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58534 Logos, 1997 CQ29

An object of the Kuiper Belt, pursuing an eccentric orbit beyond that of Neptune, which at times brings it within the orbit of Pluto. Logos is a small body, with an average diameter of just 77 kilometres, and is notable as belonging to a binary system. It has a companion object named Zoe, which at an average diameter of 66 kilometres is only marginally smaller and less massive than Logos. Zoe does not orbit Logos itself, but rather the two asteroids pursue an elliptical orbit around their barycentre, their common centre of gravity. The two objects, Logos and Zoe, each take their names from concepts in Gnostic philosophy.


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