(182294) 2001 KU76


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(182294) 2001 KU76, provisionally known as 2001 KU76, is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO) that has a 6:11 resonance with Neptune.<ref name="LykDyn"/> This is the same resonance that dwarf planet Makemake is either near or in.<ref name="Dunn">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

It will come to perihelion in 2021.<ref name="jpldata"/>

Assuming a generic TNO albedo of 0.09, it is about 211 km in diameter.<ref name="johnston"/> The assumed diameter of this object makes it a possible dwarf planet.<ref name="Brown-dplist">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

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