5786 Talos

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Talos
Discovery
Discovered by R. H. McNaught
Discovery site Siding Spring
Discovery date 3 September 1991
Designations
MPC designation (5786) Talos
1991 RC
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 8810 days (24.12 yr)
Aphelion 1.9757 AU (295.56 Gm)
Perihelion 0.18724 AU (28.011 Gm)
1.0815 AU (161.79 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.82687
1.12 yr (410.79 d)
353.29°
0° 52m 34.86s / day
Inclination 23.234°
161.312°
8.3478°
Earth MOID 0.188899 AU (28.2589 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 3.00407 AU (449.402 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 5.283
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 0.89 km[2]
38.52 h (1.605 d)[1]
17.1[1]

5786 Talos (1991 RC) is an Apollo asteroid discovered on September 3, 1991, by R. H. McNaught at Siding Spring.[1] It has a very small perihelion distance;[1] only two other named asteroids have one less than 0.2 AU, 1566 Icarus and 3200 Phaethon.

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