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Post Info TOPIC: Asteroid 2012 KA4


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RE: Asteroid 2012 KA4
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The 150 - 340 metre wide asteroid 2012 KA4 will make a close pass (57.6 LD, 0.1479 AU) travelling at 29.03 km/second, to the Earth-Moon system on the 4th August 2015 @ 01:23 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 KA4                                            PHA, Earth MOID = 0.0258 AU
Epoch 2012 Mar. 14.0 TT = JDT 2456000.5                 MPC
M 345.72333              (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.84291255     Peri.  237.26009     -0.03815400     -0.99754661
a   1.1098928      Node   215.07147     +0.94759597     -0.01747435
e   0.7837037      Incl.    5.86291     +0.31718474     -0.06778942
P   1.17           H   21.3           G   0.15           U   9

MPEC 2012 - K21



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