(6037) 1988 EG

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(6037) 1988 EG is an Apollo-type near-Earth minor planet. It was discovered by Jeff T. Alu at the Palomar Observatory in San Diego County, California, on March 12, 1988. It is listed as a potentially hazardous object and also makes close approaches to Mars and Venus.[1] With an absolute magnitude of 18.7,[1] the asteroid is about 500–1100 meters in diameter.[2] On 2041-Feb-27 the asteroid will pass 0.02437 AU (3,646,000 km; 2,265,000 mi) from Earth.[1]


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  1. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 6037 (1988 EG)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 
  2. ^ "Absolute Magnitude (H)". NASA/JPL. Retrieved 2014-06-27.