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(2016 LY8)
Classification: APO [NEO]
H:23.2 mag, G:0.15

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

Radar-Based Physical Properties
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2019-04-27 00:00 TT from MPO438024 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
Element Value Units
e 0.3721735
a 1.4125755 AU
i 1.71763 deg
om 124.4136 deg
w 203.96383 deg
ma 224.16593 deg
n 0.58706553 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
2011-06-01 18:35:00 0.28967 289.1 0.0
2016-06-18 13:12:00 0.03426 34.2 54.7
2016-11-29 10:10:00 0.49655 495.6 0.0
2021-07-29 23:32:00 0.11412 113.9 0.9
2026-05-30 18:51:00 0.40217 401.4 0.0
2026-09-25 09:13:00 0.08812 87.9 2.1

Link to complete Close-Approach Data on SBDB at JPL