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(2018 BM5)
Classification: ATE [NEO]
H:27.3 mag, G:0.15

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

Radar-Based Physical Properties
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2019-04-27 00:00 TT from MPO438051 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
Element Value Units
e 0.3928051
a 0.7643295 AU
i 3.14546 deg
om 304.24027 deg
w 334.04458 deg
ma 187.00243 deg
n 1.4749698 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
2010-01-10 08:46:00 0.07352 73.4 0.2
2012-01-18 15:20:00 0.05571 55.6 0.6
2013-10-08 04:46:00 0.36322 362.5 0.0
2014-01-23 15:44:00 0.03243 32.4 4.1
2015-09-30 12:41:00 0.38185 381.1 0.0
2016-01-27 00:13:00 0.01130 11.3 132.0
2017-09-29 07:19:00 0.38186 381.1 0.0
2018-01-26 08:17:00 0.01241 12.4 98.6
2019-10-05 14:02:00 0.36523 364.5 0.0
2020-01-23 23:13:00 0.03360 33.5 3.6
2022-01-18 00:24:00 0.05718 57.1 0.6
2024-01-10 18:51:00 0.07527 75.1 0.2
2026-01-01 20:03:00 0.08438 84.2 0.1
2027-12-24 15:04:00 0.08417 84.0 0.1

Link to complete Close-Approach Data on SBDB at JPL