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2005 TN74 (also written 2005 TN74) is a possible Trojan asteroid of Neptune which was discovered by Scott S. Sheppard and Chadwick A. Trujillo in 2005. Only two others are known: 2001 QR322 and 2004 UP10. They have the same orbital period as Neptune and orbit at the L4 Lagrangian point about 60 degrees ahead of Neptune. In ancient times, only the Sun and Moon, a few hundred stars and the most easily visible planets had names. ... Image of the Trojan asteroids in front of and behind Jupiter along its orbital path. ... An asteroid is a small, solid object in our Solar System, orbiting the Sun. ... Atmospheric characteristics Surface pressure ≫100 MPa Hydrogen - H2 80% ±3. ... Scott S. Sheppard is an astronomer based at the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaii. ... Chadwick A. Trujillo (born November 22, 1973) is a postdoctoral scholar at Caltech researching the Edgeworth-Kuiper belt and the outer solar system. ... 2001 QR322 (also written 2001 QR322) is an asteroid discovered in 2001 that is one of the two currently known Trojan asteroid of Neptune (the other is 2004 UP10). ... 2004 UP10 is a Trojan asteroid of Neptune, and one of only two known. ... Adjective Neptunian Atmospheric characteristics Surface pressure ≫100 MPa Hydrogen - H2 80% ±3. ... The Lagrangian points (IPA: ; also Lagrange point, L-point, or libration point), are the five positions in space where a small object can be stationary with respect to two larger objects (such as a satellite with respect to the Earth and Moon). ...

The minor planetsedit
Vulcanoids | Main belt | Groups and families | Near-Earth objects | Jupiter Trojans
Centaurs | Damocloids | Comets | Trans-Neptunians (Kuiper belt | Scattered disc | Oort cloud)
For other objects and regions, see: Binary asteroids, Asteroid moons and the Solar system
For a complete listing, see: List of asteroids. For pronunciation, see: Pronunciation of asteroid names.

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New Earth-based observations announced in 2005 appeared to show that Neptune's rings are much more unstable than previously thought.
As of 2005, there are two known Trojan asteroids of Neptune which have the same orbital period as Neptune and lie in the elongated, curved regions around the L
These are 2001 QR and 2004 UP In 2005, three more suspected Neptune Trojans were spotted: 2005 TN, and 2005 TO Better orbits are required before they can be truly labeled as Neptune Trojans.
Great Circle Airport: TN74: Lenoir City, Tennessee, United States (65 words)
Great Circle Airport: TN74: Lenoir City, Tennessee, United States
This information may not be accurate or current and is not valid for navigation or flight planning.
FAA (via AirNav), effective 7 Jul 2005 - 31 Aug 2005.
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