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Asteroid (5143) Heracles makes its closest approach to the Earth in the constellation Bootes at ~23:29 UT, 28th November 2016.

Magnitude: 13.1
Distance to Earth: 0.147 AU, (57.2 lunar distances)
Distance to Sun: 0.958 AU

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Asteroid (5143) Heracles reaches magnitude +12.5 in the constellation Draco at 08:40 UT, 23rd November 2016.

Distance to Earth: 0.171 AU (66.6 lunar distances).
Distance to Sun: 1.040 AU  



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Asteroid (5143) Heracles is brigthest at 01:35 UT, 1st December, 2011.

Magnitude=12.8

Distance to Earth: 0.237 AU = 92.1 lunar distances

Distance to Sun: 1.118 AU     

Relative velocity=21.53 km/s 

Asteroid (5143) Heracles (1991 VL) is an Apollo asteroid, Mercury grazer, Mars crosser and near-Earth object discovered on November 7, 1991 by Shoemaker, C. S. at Palomar Observatory.
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