1915 Quetzalcóatl

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1915 Quetzalcóatl is an Amor asteroid with an orbital period of 1479.7 days (4.05 years).[1] The asteroid was discovered on March 9, 1953.

On 2062-Feb-24 it will pass 0.1339 AU (20,030,000 km; 12,450,000 mi) from the Earth.[1]

In 1981, this object was detected with radar from the Arecibo Observatory at a distance of 0.09 AU. The measured radar cross-section was 0.02 km2.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-05-17. 
  2. ^ Ostro, S. J. et al. (October 1991), "Asteroid radar astrometry", Astronomical Journal 102: 1490–1502, Bibcode:1991AJ....102.1490O, doi:10.1086/115975.