Orbital elements and other data (Assumed or derived values in parenthesis, my estimates in italics and parenthesis. Source identifications in brackets, see this link for sources):
orbital data, primary (osculating elements) [JPL]:|
orbital data, secondary:
other data, primary:|
other data, secondary:
Primary discovered 16 November 2002 from Palomar Observatory, California, USA by Palomar program. Linked to observations from 2001. (119979) is in the 1:2 orbital resonance with Neptune.
Companion discovered by K. S. Noll, W. M. Grundy, S. D. Kern, H. F. Levison, and D. C. Stephens from Hubble Space Telescope observations obtained 5 November 2006, reported 27 February 2007.
See more information and links at Asteroid/Comet Connection Catchall Catalog page
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