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Astronomers have discovered Uranus' second Trojan

Spanish astronomers have discovered Uranus' second Trojan - asteroid 2014 YX49, located near the Lagrange point L4 and orbital resonance 1: 1 with the planet. As a Trojan, according to calculations of scientists, an asteroid is the last 60 thousand years, in this state, he will stay another 80 thousand years. Position 2014 YX49, as the first Trojan discovered Uranus, the asteroid 2011 QF99, in the long term is determined by Jupiter and Neptune. As 2011 QF99, 2014 YX49 in diameter up to several tens of kilometers.

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