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2015 RR245

Potential Dwarf Planet of the Solar System

Proper NameNone
Minor Planet Designation523794 2015 RR245
Provisional Designation2015 RR245
Orbital Period731 years, 6 months
Distance from the SunSemi-Major Axis: 12,421,051,000 km (83.03 AU)
Perihelion: 5,113,909,000 km (34.18 AU)
Aphelion: 19,728,192,000 km (131.87 AU)
Rotation Period8 hours, 21 minutes
Diameterc.670 km
MoonsNone known
Parent starThe Sun, yellow dwarf star
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
NotesThis planetoid of the Solar System's Kuiper Belt measures nearly 700 km in diameter, and thus is likely to meet the criteria for classification as a dwarf planet. It has a highly eccentric orbit that can carry it more than 130 AU from the Sun, a distance more than four times greater than that of Neptune.
The Orbit of 2015 RR245

2015 RR245 pursues an eccentric orbit through the Solar System, at times carrying it far out beyond the Kuiper Belt and the orbits of Neptune and Pluto.


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