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The 120 - 260 metre wide asteroid 2011 TX8 will make a close pass (46.2 LD, 0.1187 AU) travelling at 23.69 km/second, to the Earth-Moon system on the 27th July 2015 @ 16:18 UT 08:56.

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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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Orbital elements:
2011 TX8                                            PHA, Earth MOID = 0.0130 AU
Epoch 2011 Aug. 27.0 TT = JDT 2455800.5                 MPC
M 233.00472              (2000.0)            P               Q
n   1.13694140     Peri.  313.17775     -0.94491439     -0.32365130
a   0.9091677      Node   208.04379     +0.32229152     -0.89392822
e   0.7083253      Incl.    5.96441     +0.05713999     -0.31006802
P   0.87           H   21.8           G   0.15           U   9

MPEC 2011 - T43

The 110 - 260 metre wide asteroid 2011 TX8 will make a close pass (72.7 lunar distances, 0.1868 AU), travelling at 17.21 km/second, to the Earth-Moon system on the 16th October, 2011 @ 11:25 UT 00:08.

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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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