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(2015 QM3)
Classification: ATE [NEO]
H:20.4 mag, G:0.15

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History of Radar Detections
Year Month Transmitter Receiver Frequency Obs
2018 Aug Arecibo Arecibo 2380 [A]

Radar-Based Physical Properties
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2019-04-27 00:00 TT from MPO457016 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
Element Value Units
e 0.531162
a 0.7060289 AU
i 16.14203 deg
om 159.70987 deg
w 324.60775 deg
ma 292.81008 deg
n 1.66138525 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
2012-07-15 16:54:00 0.23021 229.7 0.4
2015-08-09 09:24:00 0.16679 166.5 1.3
2018-04-30 04:18:00 0.49635 495.4 0.0
2018-08-22 23:01:00 0.06253 62.4 40.6
2021-08-20 14:23:00 0.17305 172.7 1.2
2024-08-13 13:36:00 0.35210 351.4 0.1
2025-07-12 05:53:00 0.37774 377.0 0.1
2028-07-10 07:14:00 0.26359 263.1 0.3

Link to complete Close-Approach Data on SBDB at JPL