2019 Close Approaches

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Christopher K.
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2019 Close Approaches

Post by Christopher K. » January 12th, 2019, 1:13 pm

A majority of close approaches (defined here as three lunar distances or closer) will be posted here. A close approach that is closer than the Moon will receive its own thread also.

2019 AS5
Monday, 7 January 2019, 6:37pm CST
Classification: Apollo
Diameter: 1 to 2 meters (?)

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Re: 2019 Close Approaches

Post by steveareno225 » January 14th, 2019, 10:18 am

2019 AU6
2019-Jan-14 1:38 AM(CST) (https://newton.spacedys.com/neodys/inde ... 2019%20AU6)
Classification: Aten [NEO]
Close-Approach Distance(Nominal): 2.56 (LD) or 0.00659(AU)
Diameter: 13 m - 29 m
Listed on Near-Earth Object Human Space Flight Accessible Targets Study (NHATS)
yes (https://cneos.jpl.nasa.gov/nhats/detail ... =2015-2040)
Listed on NASA/JPL Sentry risk page: as of 2019-01-14 yes ( https://cneos.jpl.nasa.gov/sentry/detai ... 2019%20AU6)
Listed on NEODyS CLOMON2 risk page: as of 2019-01-14 yes (https://newton.spacedys.com/neodys/inde ... 2019%20AU6)

JPL Small-Body Database Browser( https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=2019AU6 )

For more information on risk pages see Jon Giorgini's "Understanding Risk Pages" ( http://www.hohmanntransfer.com/by/giorgjon.htm)
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Steven M. Tilley

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