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(2012 BT23)
Classification: APO [NEO, PHA]
H:19 mag, G:0.15

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History of Radar Detections
Year Month Transmitter Receiver Frequency Obs
2012 Mar Arecibo Arecibo 2380 [A]

Radar-Based Physical Properties
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2019-04-27 00:00 TT from MPO265018 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
Element Value Units
e 0.6003266
a 1.9755327 AU
i 9.10376 deg
om 182.32175 deg
w 43.28186 deg
ma 189.42708 deg
n 0.35495862 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
2012-03-20 07:17:00 0.12389 123.6 11.2
2023-07-13 16:54:00 0.15379 153.5 5.3

Link to complete Close-Approach Data on SBDB at JPL