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66146 (1998 TU3)
Classification: ATE [NEO]
H:14.5 mag, G:0.15

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History of Radar Detections
Year Month Transmitter Receiver Frequency Obs
2012 Aug Arecibo Arecibo 2380 [A]
2017 Oct Goldstone Goldstone 8560 [G]

Radar-Based Physical Properties
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2019-04-27 00:00 TT from MPO422123 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
Element Value Units
e 0.4837173
a 0.7871458 AU
i 5.41479 deg
om 102.1338 deg
w 84.73331 deg
ma 289.6155 deg
n 1.41130635 deg/d

Link to complete orbital information at Minor Planet Center

Earth Close-Approach Data (+/- 10 years)
date nominal distance RTT SNR/run at Arecibo
2010-06-17 07:16:00 0.45751 456.6 1.1
2010-10-17 10:25:00 0.17744 177.1 29.3
2012-08-25 22:30:00 0.12652 126.3 95.3
2015-10-25 00:39:00 0.43389 433.0 1.3
2017-06-04 00:52:00 0.49862 497.6 0.8
2017-10-31 00:30:00 0.13133 131.1 83.7
2019-08-25 11:36:00 0.07423 74.1 606.8
2024-11-05 19:47:00 0.08884 88.7 325.5
2026-08-26 16:35:00 0.09029 90.1 307.8
2028-09-09 07:39:00 0.48847 487.5 0.9

Link to complete Close-Approach Data on SBDB at JPL