The orbit of 2001 KX76 compared to the orbit of the planets

This diagram illustrates the orbit of asteroid 2001 KX76 - a Kuiper Belt Object and the largest asteroid in the Solar System. Its orbit is very similar to that of the planet Pluto.


ESA, ESO, Astrovirtel & Gerhard Hahn (German Aerospace Center, DLR)

About the Image

Release date:23 August 2001, 15:00
Related releases:heic0110
Size:2000 x 1307 px

About the Object

Name:Asteroid 2001 KX76
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid
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