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Asteroid 85990 (1999 JV6)makes its closest approach to the Earth(0.032 AU) on the6th January 2016.



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The 280 - 620metre wide asteroid1999 JV6 will make a close pass (58.2 lunar distances, 0.1495 AU), travelling at 6.48 km/second, to the Earth-Moon system on the 11th January 2014 @16:20 UT 00:01.

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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 400 metre wide asteroid 1999 JV6 will make a close pass (0.02628 AU), to the Earth-Moon system on the 25th September, 2010.
The asteroid was discovered by LINEAR (Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico) on the 13th May, 1999.
The asteroid is an Earth coorbital object, or quasi-satellite.

Orbital elements:
1999 JV6 PHA 0.028
Epoch 1999 May 2.0 TT = JDT 2451300.5 Williams
M 252.44806 (2000.0) P Q
n 0.97261316 Peri. 235.62999 +0.99697783 -0.00804659
a 1.0088872 Node 124.71332 +0.03445069 +0.93726805
e 0.3170071 Incl. 5.39374 -0.06963012 +0.34851665
P 1.01 H 19.6 G 0.15
From 39 observations 1999 May 13-15.

MPEC 1999 - J52


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