::38628 Huya


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38628 Huya is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO). It is a plutino, being in a 2:3 mean-motion resonance with Neptune.<ref name=Buie/> It has a diameter of 458.0±9.2 km,<ref name=TNOsCool8/> and it is possibly a dwarf planet<ref name="Brown-dplist"> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> (icy trans-Neptunian objects with a diameter above around {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} are expected to be spherical), although the IAU has never classified it as such.<ref name=Brown> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Light-curve-amplitude analysis shows only small deviations, suggesting that Huya is likely a spheroid with small albedo spots.<ref> {{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> As of 2010, astronomer Gonzalo Tancredi thought that Huya was very probably a dwarf planet.<ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref>

38628 Huya sections
Intro  History  Physical characteristics  Orbit and rotation  Satellite  Notes  References  External links  

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