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175706 (1996 FG3)
Classification: APO [NEO, PHA]
H:18.4 mag, G:0.15

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History of Radar Detections
Year Month Transmitter Receiver Frequency Obs
2011 Nov Arecibo Arecibo 2380 [A]
2011 Nov Goldstone Goldstone 8560 [G]

Radar-Based Physical Properties
name symbol value units uncertainty reference notes
morphology
number of components N 2 - binary
morphological type
spectrum-based or image-based dimensions
maximum range extent Rmax km
minimum range extent Rmin km
maximum Doppler bandwidth Bmax Hz
minimum Doppler bandwidth Bmin Hz
effective diameter Deff km
quality code for size Q
shape-based dimensions
equivalent diameter Dequ km
extent along principal axis x Ex km
extent along principal axis y Ey km
extent along principal axis z Ez km
DEEVE extent along x Dx km
DEEVE extent along y Dy km
DEEVE extent along z Dz km
surface area A km2
volume V km3
spin
spin period Pspin h
spin rate ω deg/day
YORP acceleration ω̇ deg/day2
spin axis ecliptic longitude λ deg
spin axis ecliptic latitude β deg
reflectivity
radar cross-section OC σOC km2
radar cross-section SC σSC km2
radar cross-section σT km2
projected area Aproj km2
radar albedo OC σ̂OC
radar albedo SC σ̂SC
radar albedo σ̂T
circular polarization ratio μC

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2019-04-27 00:00 TT from MPO459813 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
Element Value Units
e 0.3496828
a 1.0538469 AU
i 1.99113 deg
om 299.68628 deg
w 24.05172 deg
ma 11.26144 deg
n 0.91104076 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
2010-03-01 17:56:00 0.41659 415.8 0.5
2010-08-17 17:10:00 0.32710 326.4 1.1
2011-01-21 06:56:00 0.40426 403.5 0.6
2011-11-23 15:43:00 0.10142 101.2 68.2
2012-12-13 18:18:00 0.41738 416.5 0.5
2021-04-12 06:07:00 0.43041 429.6 0.4
2022-05-03 21:52:00 0.07832 78.2 167.3
2023-03-08 23:59:00 0.39771 396.9 0.6
2023-08-06 05:59:00 0.32579 325.1 1.2
2024-01-28 01:31:00 0.42131 420.5 0.5
2024-11-25 16:28:00 0.18002 179.7 9.3
2025-12-10 18:22:00 0.34586 345.2 0.9

Link to complete Close-Approach Data on SBDB at JPL