28978 Ixion

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28978 Ixion
Planetary characteristics
Orbitsemi-major axis 39.505 AU, eccentricity 0.24171
Diameter617+19-20 km
Year90692.7 days (248.30 Earth years)
Mean Temperature~44 K
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28978 Ixion is a Sol system dwarf planet.

It was discovered by the Deep Ecliptic Survey and the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory on 22 May 2001, and is named after the Greek mythic figure who was reckoned the first man guilty of kin-slaying.