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Asteroid 2000 CO101 has just passed the Earth.

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The 430 - 960 metre wide asteroid 2000 CO101 will make a close pass (49.7-lunar distances, 0.1277 AU), travelling at 8.59 km/second, to the Earth-Moon system on the 2nd March, 2010.

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The Lunar Distance (LD), the distance between Earth and the Moon, equals 384,401 km, (or 0.00256 AU).


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The 430 - 960 metre wide asteroid 2000 CO101 will make a close pass (17.8 Lunar Distances, 0.0458 AU), travelling at 7.98 km/s, to the Earth-Moon system on the 17th September, 2009.

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The Lunar Distance (LD), the distance between Earth and the Moon, equals 384,401 km, (or 0.00256 AU).


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The Near-Earth Asteroid 2000 CO101 is to make a close flyby of the Earth moon system on the 17th September 2009.
The 0.5 - 1.0 km wide Apollo asteroid was discovered by LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico, on the 8th February 2000.

Minimum distance: 0.04582 AU.
Date: 2009-09-17 21:36: 00 UT
Maximum Magnitude: 14.6 V.
Date of maximum magnitude: 2009-09-15 11:00: 00 UT
Maximum angular velocity: 14.7 /min
Absolute stellar magnitude: 19.2
Oppositions: 2


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MPEC 2000-D04


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