20000 Varuna

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20000 Varuna
Planetary characteristics
Orbitsemi-major axis 43.123 AU, eccentricity 0.050464
Diameter668+154-86 km
Surface Gravity0.22 m/s2 (equatorial)
Year103435 days (283.19 Earth years)
Day6.3436 hours
Mean Temperature~ 41-43 K
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20000 Varuna is a Sol system dwarf planet.

It was discovered by Robert McMillan on 28 November 2000 (although photographs of Varuna are known to have been taken as early as 1954), and is named after the Hindu deva of water, the night sky (space) and ocean, and Keeper of the Souls of the Dead.

20000 Varuna has an elongated ellipsoid shape.