(8014) 1990 MF

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(8014) 1990 MF
Orbit of 8014.gif
Orbit of 8014
Discovery
Discovered by Eleanor F. Helin
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date 26 June 1990
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 9080 days (24.86 yr)
Aphelion 2.5433 AU (380.47 Gm)
Perihelion 0.94958 AU (142.055 Gm)
1.7464 AU (261.26 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.45627
2.31 yr (842.99 d)
5.3502°
0° 25m 37.38s / day
Inclination 1.8662°
210.26°
114.40°
Earth MOID 0.0168027 AU (2.51365 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.80556 AU (419.706 Gm)
Proper orbital elements
155.795 deg / yr
2.31073 yr
(843.994 d)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 700 m (2,300 ft)
Mean radius
0.35 km
18.7

(8014) 1990 MF is a near-Earth minor planet in the Apollo group. It was discovered by Eleanor F. Helin at the Palomar Observatory in San Diego County, California, on June 26, 1990. This object is approximately 0.7 kilometres (0.43 mi) in diameter, and listed as a potentially hazardous object.[2] On July 23, 2020, it will come within 0.055 au of the Earth—about 21.3 times the Moon's distance.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 8014 (1990 MF)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 4 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser - 8014 (1990 MF)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 
  3. ^ Nieuwenhuizen, Bas (June 22, 2011), Asteroid 8014 (1990 MF) Earth Flyby at 0.055au, Zapaday, ISBN 0745649742, retrieved 2013-02-16. 

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