Near-Earth Objects

January 2010 Close Approaches

UPCOMING CLOSE APPROACHES TO EARTH
1 AU = ~150 million kilometers
1 LD = Lunar Distance = ~384,000 kilometers

Object
Name
Close
Approach
Date
Miss
Distance
(AU)
Miss
Distance
(LD)
Estimated
Diameter*
H
(mag)
Relative
Velocity
(km/s)
(2010 XR10) 2011-Jan-01 0.1648 64.1 52 m – 120 m 23.5 4.53
(2010 YD) 2011-Jan-02 0.0171 6.6 13 m – 30 m 26.5 9.35
(2008 EA32) 2011-Jan-07 0.1965 76.5 1.3 km – 3.0 km 16.5 14.64
(2009 DA43) 2011-Jan-09 0.1823 70.9 33 m – 73 m 24.5 8.46
(2009 BS5) 2011-Jan-11 0.0087 3.4 8.8 m – 20 m 27.4 5.56
(2010 XC25) 2011-Jan-11 0.1608 62.6 200 m – 460 m 20.6 17.79
(2000 AZ93) 2011-Jan-11 0.0477 18.6 220 m – 480 m 20.4 7.86
(2007 AA9) 2011-Jan-11 0.1710 66.6 100 m – 220 m 22.1 9.30
(2005 EE) 2011-Jan-11 0.0998 38.8 180 m – 390 m 20.9 7.42
152563 (1992 BF) 2011-Jan-12 0.1801 70.1 310 m – 690 m 19.7 7.32
(2009 TP) 2011-Jan-13 0.1848 71.9 52 m – 120 m 23.5 6.58
(2001 BA16) 2011-Jan-18 0.1823 70.9 18 m – 41 m 25.8 9.97
(2007 CA27) 2011-Jan-20 0.1384 53.9 160 m – 360 m 21.1 15.77
(2010 XB24) 2011-Jan-22 0.1647 64.1 110 m – 250 m 21.8 8.59
(2002 BN) 2011-Jan-22 0.1899 73.9 220 m – 490 m 20.4 17.30
(2003 YO3) 2011-Jan-26 0.1628 63.3 490 m – 1.1 km 18.7 16.61
(2001 CQ36) 2011-Jan-31 0.1255 48.8 77 m – 170 m 22.7 8.75
(1999 CG9) 2011-Jan-31 0.0948 36.9 24 m – 53 m 25.2 4.45



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December 2010 Close Approaches

UPCOMING CLOSE APPROACHES TO EARTH
1 AU = ~150 million kilometers
1 LD = Lunar Distance = ~384,000 kilometers

Object
Name
Close
Approach
Date
Miss
Distance
(AU)
Miss
Distance
(LD)
Estimated
Diameter*
H
(mag)
Relative
Velocity
(km/s)
(2010 XW) 2010-Dec-26 0.0510 19.8 30 m – 66 m 24.8 8.00
(2010 RR179) 2010-Dec-26 0.1565 60.9 160 m – 360 m 21.1 11.06
(2010 WR7) 2010-Dec-26 0.0684 26.6 52 m – 120 m 23.5 5.02
(1999 LS7) 2010-Dec-26 0.1447 56.3 190 m – 430 m 20.7 10.37
(2007 MK13) 2010-Dec-27 0.1914 74.5 280 m – 620 m 19.9 14.23
(2010 XN) 2010-Dec-27 0.0596 23.2 35 m – 77 m 24.4 8.53
(2010 XG3) 2010-Dec-28 0.1442 56.1 120 m – 260 m 21.8 5.20
(2010 AF3) 2010-Dec-28 0.1483 57.7 16 m – 36 m 26.1 6.41
(2010 PR10) 2010-Dec-30 0.1580 61.5 120 m – 260 m 21.8 4.74

* Diameter estimates based on the object’s absolute magnitude.



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