(120348) 2004 TY364


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(120348) 2004 TY364, also written as (120348) 2004 TY364, is a trans-Neptunian object. It is an inner classical Kuiper belt object in the definition by Gladman, Marsden, and Van Laerhoven (e<0.24).<ref name=outerSSnomenclature>Nomenclature in the outer Solar System</ref> Its inclination of almost 25 degrees disqualifies it as such in Marc Buie's definition{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Specify |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Category handler|main}}[specify] }}.<ref name=Buie/> It is also not listed as a scattered disc object by the Minor Planet Center.<ref name="Centaurs"/> It was discovered by Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo and David L. Rabinowitz on October 3, 2004 at the Palomar Observatory.

With an absolute magnitude of 4.5, it is likely a dwarf planet.<ref name="Brown-dplist">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> However, light-curve analysis has questioned whether it really is one.<ref name="Uruguayo">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }} (Which are the dwarfs in the Solar System?)</ref>

As of 2014, it is 39.2 AU from the Sun.<ref name=AstDys/>

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