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Post by orin stepanek » Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:01 pm

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Just being nosy: but how come 2002 TC302 doesn't have a name yet?
After all it's been known for a few years now! :shock:
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21 Names for 21 Brothers

Post by neufer » Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:35 pm

orin stepanek wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:01 pm

Just being nosy: but how come 2002 TC302 doesn't have a name yet?

After all it's been known for a few years now! :shock:
  • Perhaps because 2002 TC302 has 20 big brothers who also lack names:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Solar_System_objects_by_size#From_200_to_399_km wrote:
Click to play embedded YouTube video.
2002 AW197 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(55565)_2002_AW197
2002 MS4 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(307261)_2002_MS4
2013 FY27 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(532037)_2013_FY27
2003 AZ84 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(208996)_2003_AZ84
2004 GV9 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(90568)_2004_GV9
2005 RN43 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(145452)_2005_RN43
2002 UX25 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(55637)_2002_UX25
2014 UZ224 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_UZ224
2015 RR245 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(523794)_2015_RR245
2008 OG19 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(470599)_2008_OG19
2007 JJ43 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(278361)_2007_JJ43
2012 VP113 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_VP113
2014 EZ51 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(523692)_2014_EZ51
2002 XW93 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(78799)_2002_XW93
2004 XR190 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_XR190
2002 XV93 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2002_XV93
2003 VS2 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(84922)_2003_VS2
2003 UZ413 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_UZ224
2005 RM43 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(145451)_2005_RM43
2004 TY364 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(120348)_2004_TY364

2002 TC302 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(84522)_2002_TC302
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Re: 21 Names for 21 Brothers

Post by orin stepanek » Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:55 pm

neufer wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:35 pm
orin stepanek wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:01 pm

Just being nosy: but how come 2002 TC302 doesn't have a name yet?

After all it's been known for a few years now! :shock:
  • Perhaps because 2002 TC302 has 20 big brothers who also lack names:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Solar_System_objects_by_size#From_200_to_399_km wrote:
Click to play embedded YouTube video.
2002 AW197 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(55565)_2002_AW197
2002 MS4 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(307261)_2002_MS4
2013 FY27 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(532037)_2013_FY27
2003 AZ84 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(208996)_2003_AZ84
2004 GV9 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(90568)_2004_GV9
2005 RN43 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(145452)_2005_RN43
2002 UX25 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(55637)_2002_UX25
2014 UZ224 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_UZ224
2015 RR245 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(523794)_2015_RR245
2008 OG19 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(470599)_2008_OG19
2007 JJ43 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(278361)_2007_JJ43
2012 VP113 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_VP113
2014 EZ51 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(523692)_2014_EZ51
2002 XW93 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(78799)_2002_XW93
2004 XR190 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_XR190
2002 XV93 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2002_XV93
2003 VS2 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(84922)_2003_VS2
2003 UZ413 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_UZ224
2005 RM43 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(145451)_2005_RM43
2004 TY364 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(120348)_2004_TY364

2002 TC302 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(84522)_2002_TC302
Well they should be named! Just don't name one Frankincense: seems to cause trouble! :wink: :lol2:
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