(394130) 2006 HY51

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2006 HY51
Discovery[1]
Discovered by LINEAR
Discovery date 26 April 2006
Designations
Mercury crosser,
Venus crosser,
Apollo asteroid,
Earth crosser,
Mars crosser,
Jupiter crosser
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 3286 days (9.00 yr)
Aphelion 5.1166550 AU (765.44069 Gm)
Perihelion 0.08075983 AU (12.081499 Gm)
2.59870742 AU (388.761097 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.9689231
4.19 yr (1530.2 d)
98.137561°
0° 14m 6.975s / day
Inclination 30.578044°
42.334715°
340.56127°
Earth MOID 0.0899831 AU (13.46128 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 0.809069 AU (121.0350 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 2.303
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 1.218 km [3]
17.2

(394130) 2006 HY51 is the asteroid with the third-smallest known perihelion of any known object orbiting the Sun. Its extreme orbital eccentricity brings it within 0.081 AU of the Sun (26% of Mercury's perihelion) and as far as 5.118 AU from the Sun (making it a Jupiter-grazer).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MPEC 2006-H57 : 2006 HY51". IAU Minor Planet Center. 2008-04-28. Retrieved 2014-03-05.  (K06H51Y)
  2. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: (2006 HY51)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 8 April 2016. 2011-01-29 last obs (arc=1739 days) 
  3. ^ "NEODyS 2006 HY51". Near Earth Objects - Dynamic Site. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 

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