2003 BR47

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2003 BR47
Discovery
Discovered by LINEAR
Discovery date January 31, 2003
Designations
MPC designation 2003 BR47
Minor planet category Apollo asteroid,[1][2]
Earth crosser,
Mars crosser
Orbital characteristics[2][3][4]
Epoch April 18, 2013 (JD 2456400.5)
Aphelion 2.4421655 AU
Perihelion 0.81353733 AU
1.6278514 AU
Eccentricity 0.5002386
2.07697 y (758.6134 d)
349.6777°
Inclination 4.42055°
314.58583°
112.49063°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 300-600 m[a][5]
21.1[2]

2003 BR47, also written 2003 BR47, is an Apollo asteroid but also an Earth crosser and a Mars crosser. It was discovered on January 31, 2003 by the LINEAR program. As of March 19, 2013 its orbit is based on 170 observations spanning a data-arc of 939 days. It 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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