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The 150 - 330 metre wide asteroid 2012 NP will make a close pass (39.4 LD, 0.1013 AU) travelling at 6.81 km/second, to the Earth-Moon system on the 12th August 2015 @ 12:06 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 NP                                                  Earth MOID = 0.1027 AU
Epoch 2012 Sept. 30.0 TT = JDT 2456200.5                MPC
M  20.61660              (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.32329433     Peri.  160.39644     +0.64433147     +0.76199824
a   2.1025064      Node   149.61453     -0.71762325     +0.63172800
e   0.4723998      Incl.    7.35739     -0.26429874     +0.14240230
P   3.05           H   21.4           G   0.15           U   7

MPEC 2012 - O03

The 150 - 330 metre wide asteroid 2012 NP will make a close pass (53.2 lunar distances, 0.1367 AU), travelling at 6.70 km/second, to the Earth-Moon system on the 27th July, 2012 @ 19:08 UT 01:32.

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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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