(386454) 2008 XM

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2008 XM
Discovery[1]
Discovered by LINEAR
Discovery date 2 December 2008
Designations
Apollo, NEO, PHA[1]
Mercury Crosser,
Venus Crosser,
Apollo Asteroid,
Mars Crosser
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 1884 days (5.16 yr)
Aphelion 2.333438322406708 AU (349.07740444182 Gm)
Perihelion 0.1111469155598130 AU (16.627341902620 Gm)
1.222292618983261 AU (182.85237317222 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.9090668520503150
1.35 yr (493.58 d)
127.0285751878720°
0° 43m 45.692s / day
Inclination 5.446202450074366°
240.6325642664160°
27.36503186744770°
Earth MOID 0.00476285 AU (712,512 km)
Jupiter MOID 2.78486 AU (416.609 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 4.659
Physical characteristics
20.0

(386454) 2008 XM is a potentially hazardous 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 c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 386454 (2005 HC4)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 12 April 2016. 2014-01-29 last obs (arc=1884 days) 

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