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174567 Varda {{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}} (Quenya: [ˈvarda]), provisional designation 2003 MW12, is a trans-Neptunian object with an absolute magnitude of 3.5.<ref name="jpldata"/> It is highly likely to be a dwarf planet.<ref name="Brown-dplist">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> It was discovered on June 21, 2003 by Jeffrey A. Larsen with the Spacewatch telescope.<ref name=Larsen2007>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref>

It is currently 47.5 AU from the Sun,<ref name="AstDys"/> and will come to perihelion around November 2096.<ref name=Buie/><ref name="Horizons">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> It has been observed 68 times over 14 oppositions with precovery images back to 1980.<ref name="jpldata"/>


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174567 Varda {{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}} (Quenya: [ˈvarda]), provisional designation 2003 MW12, is a trans-Neptunian object with an absolute magnitude of 3.5.<ref name="jpldata"/> It is highly likely to be a dwarf planet.<ref name="Brown-dplist">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> It was discovered on June 21, 2003 by Jeffrey A. Larsen with the Spacewatch telescope.<ref name=Larsen2007>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref>

It is currently 47.5 AU from the Sun,<ref name="AstDys"/> and will come to perihelion around November 2096.<ref name=Buie/><ref name="Horizons">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> It has been observed 68 times over 14 oppositions with precovery images back to 1980.<ref name="jpldata"/>


174567 Varda sections
Intro  Satellite  Name  Notes  References  External links  

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