(386454) 2008 XM

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2008 XM
Discovery[1]
Discovered by LINEAR
Discovery date 2008-12-02
Designations
Minor planet category Mercury Crosser,
Venus Crosser,
Apollo Asteroid,
Mars Crosser
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 2453493.5 (2005-May-3.0)
Aphelion 2.333592331704777 AU
Perihelion 0.1109675040795651 AU
1.222279917892171 AU
Eccentricity 0.9092126914177489
1.35 a (493.5764628965492 d)
49.43043667697022°
Inclination 5.451957752952524°
240.6667371930237°
27.33248291965533°
Physical characteristics
19.9

(386454) 2008 XM is an asteroid with a highly eccentric orbit that crosses the orbits of Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. It has the third-smallest perihelion of any numbered asteroid behind (137924) 2000 BD19 and (374158) 2004 UL.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 386454 (2005 HC4)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 2014-01-29 last obs (arc=1884 days). Retrieved 2014-03-07.