2006 BL8

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2006 BL8
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Catalina Sky Survey
Discovery site Summerhaven, Arizona, USA
Discovery date January 24, 2006
Designations
MPC designation 2006 BL8
MPO 98091
NEO · Apollo
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 26 January 2006 (JD 2453761.5)
Uncertainty parameter 6[1]
Observation arc 6[1] d
Aphelion 1.45703 AU (217.969 Gm)
Perihelion 0.78758 AU (117.820 Gm)
1.12230 AU (167.894 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.29825
1.19 yr (434.27 d)
1.19 yr
305.27°
0° 49m 38.028s /day
Inclination 12.2351°
121.282°
92.23°
Earth MOID 0.00367789 AU (550,205 km)[2]
Mercury MOID 0.36209 AU (54,168,000 km)[1]
Physical characteristics
24.7[2]

2006 BL8 is a sub-kilometer asteroid, classified as near-Earth object of the Apollo group, that flew by Earth on 26 July 2013 at about 9 lunar distances.[3][2] It is about 48 meters in diameter (24 meter radius).[4]

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