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(2016 AZ8)
Classification: APO [NEO, PHA]
H:21.1 mag, G:0.15

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History of Radar Detections
Year Month Transmitter Receiver Frequency Obs
2019 Jan Arecibo Arecibo 2380 [A]
2019 Jan Goldstone Goldstone 8560 [G]

Radar-Based Physical Properties
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2019-04-27 00:00 TT from MPO473423 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
Element Value Units
e 0.3551211
a 1.3205152 AU
i 5.58625 deg
om 90.01621 deg
w 318.5062 deg
ma 99.62268 deg
n 0.64951467 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
2012-09-16 13:45:00 0.11660 116.4 3.4
2013-02-19 10:27:00 0.44017 439.3 0.0
2015-11-18 22:04:00 0.14588 145.6 1.6
2018-07-18 23:56:00 0.46722 466.3 0.0
2019-01-07 06:41:00 0.02978 29.7 374.2
2022-01-23 16:54:00 0.21968 219.2 0.4
2025-02-04 14:19:00 0.44995 449.1 0.0

Link to complete Close-Approach Data on SBDB at JPL