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438661 (2008 EP6)
Classification: APO [NEO, PHA]
H:19.3 mag, G:0.15

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History of Radar Detections
Year Month Transmitter Receiver Frequency Obs
2016 Jan Arecibo Arecibo 2380 [A]

Radar-Based Physical Properties
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2019-04-27 00:00 TT from MPO477059 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
Element Value Units
e 0.2932989
a 1.2093864 AU
i 17.72141 deg
om 303.26496 deg
w 130.3579 deg
ma 189.05719 deg
n 0.74106528 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
2011-07-30 03:14:00 0.40402 403.2 0.1
2012-02-01 00:08:00 0.06052 60.4 102.5
2015-08-03 00:42:00 0.37973 379.0 0.2
2016-01-27 02:30:00 0.05017 50.1 195.8
2019-08-07 05:26:00 0.35104 350.3 0.2
2020-01-20 10:28:00 0.09240 92.2 23.7
2023-08-12 05:09:00 0.31759 317.0 0.3
2024-01-10 23:54:00 0.15433 154.0 4.0
2027-08-17 11:36:00 0.28336 282.8 0.5
2027-12-28 19:20:00 0.21767 217.2 1.2

Link to complete Close-Approach Data on SBDB at JPL