(163364) 2002 OD20

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(163364) 2002 OD20
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking (NEAT) (644)
Discovery date 21 July 2002
Designations
MPC designation (163364) 2002 OD20
Apollo NEO,
PHA[1]
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 5068 days (13.88 yr)
Aphelion 1.8697 AU (279.70 Gm) (Q)
Perihelion 0.86152 AU (128.882 Gm) (q)
1.3656 AU (204.29 Gm) (a)
Eccentricity 0.36914 (e)
1.60 yr (582.90 d)
267.34° (M)
0° 37m 3.36s / day (n)
Inclination 4.1884° (i)
259.99° (Ω)
275.24° (ω)
Earth MOID 0.0261628 AU (3.91390 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 3.11029 AU (465.293 Gm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 460 – 1030 meters[2]
2.420 h (0.1008 d)
18.8[1]

(163364) 2002 OD20 is an Apollo near-Earth object that is classified as a potentially hazardous asteroid (PHA).[3] It was scheduled to be observed by Goldstone radar in May 2013.[4] It has a well determined orbit and will make a close approach to Earth on 23 May 2013, at a distance of 0.0387 AU (5,790,000 km; 3,600,000 mi).[1][4] It is due to make another close pass on 23 May 2131, coming as close as 0.0248 AU.[1] It was discoverded on 21 July 2002 by Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking (NEAT).[5] With an absolute magnitude (H) of 18.8,[1] the diameter is estimated to be 460–1030 meters.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "JPL Close-Approach Data: 163364 (2002 OD20)" (2009-09-28 last obs and observation arc=7.8 years). Retrieved 7 April 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Absolute Magnitude (H)". NASA/JPL. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  3. ^ "Target Asteroids! Near-Earth Asteroid List" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  4. ^ a b "Goldstone Asteroid Schedule". Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  5. ^ "List Of The Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 

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