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The 610 - 1400 metre wide asteroid 2012 DG61 will make a close pass (57.6 lunar distances, 0.14806 AU), travelling at 16.39 km/second, to the Earth on the 12th May 2018 @ 20:57 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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Orbital elements:
2012 DG61                                                Earth MOID = 0.1641 AU
Epoch 2012 Mar. 14.0 TT = JDT 2456000.5                 MPC
M 334.76872              (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.19007661     Peri.  186.89394     -0.18626310     +0.94767546
a   2.9958284      Node    72.62240     -0.88795866     -0.04942992
e   0.7227427      Incl.   15.76321     -0.42051811     -0.31538533
P   5.19           H   17.6           G   0.15           U   8

MPEC 2012 - E10



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