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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)
Rotation Period5 hours, 52 minutes
Diameter680 km
MoonsNone known
Parent starThe Sun, yellow dwarf
Other planets in this systemMercury, terrestrial planet
Venus, terrestrial planet
Earth, terrestrial planet
Mars, terrestrial planet
Jupiter, gas giant
Saturn, gas giant
Uranus, ice giant
Neptune, ice giant
Numerous dwarf planets, asteroids and other bodies
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.

The orbit of 2004 GV9

2004 GV9 pursues a trans-Neptunian orbit around the Sun, reaching a distance of more than 45 Astronomical Units at the farthest extent of its orbital path.


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