(322756) 2001 CK32

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2001 CK32
Discovery
Discovered by LINEAR
Discovery date February 13, 2001
Designations
MPC designation 2001 CK32
Minor planet category Aten asteroid,[1][2]
Mercury grazer,
Venus crosser,
Earth crosser
Orbital characteristics[2][3][4]
Epoch April 18, 2013 (JD 2456400.5)
Aphelion 1.002910769 AU
Perihelion 0.44804316 AU
0.725476965 AU
Eccentricity 0.3824157
0.617936208 y (225.701200 d)
42.31827°
Inclination 8.13191°
109.5025°
234.1055°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 800 m[a][5]
18.7[2]

2001 CK32, also written 2001 CK32, is a transient Venus co-orbital,[6][7] but also a Mercury grazer and an Earth crosser. It is an Aten asteroid that is included in the Minor Planet Center list of Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs) as it comes to within 0.05 AU of Earth periodically.

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  • ^ This is assuming an albedo of 0.25–0.05.

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