Asteroid 2014 YX 49 : a large transient Trojan of Uranus

  title={Asteroid 2014 YX 49 : a large transient Trojan of Uranus},
  author={C. D. L. F. Marcos and R. D. L. F. Marcos},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
In the outer Solar system, primordial Trojan asteroids may have remained dynamically stable for billions of years. Several thousands of them accompany Jupiter in its journey around the Sun and a similarly large population may be hosted by Neptune. In addition, recently captured or transient Jovian and Neptunian Trojans are not uncommon. In contrast, no Trojans of Saturn have been found yet and just one Uranian Trojan is known, 2011 QF99. Here, we discuss the identification of a second Trojan of… Expand
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