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(2016 WB8)
Classification: APO [NEO]
H:25.9 mag, G:0.15

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

Radar-Based Physical Properties
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2019-04-27 00:00 TT from MPO394794 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
Element Value Units
e 0.2908357
a 1.1787714 AU
i 6.67647 deg
om 72.49829 deg
w 71.49923 deg
ma 269.92601 deg
n 0.77012226 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
2016-12-05 17:46:00 0.00926 9.2 623.0
2017-07-01 23:57:00 0.41861 417.8 0.0
2021-09-14 18:56:00 0.49121 490.2 0.0
2022-05-15 10:10:00 0.20868 208.3 0.0
2025-11-21 16:54:00 0.22939 228.9 0.0
2026-07-21 20:20:00 0.48724 486.3 0.0

Link to complete Close-Approach Data on SBDB at JPL