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The 17 - 38 metre wide asteroid 2012 WS3 will make a close pass (37.1 lunar distances, 0.09537 AU), travelling at 11.54 km/second, to the Earth on the 16th May 2018 @ 07:40 UT 11:36.

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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 WS3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0010 AU
Epoch 2012 Sept. 30.0 TT = JDT 2456200.5                MPC
M  15.74240              (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.83910007     Peri.   86.12722     +0.84494377     +0.53164430
a   1.1132522      Node   241.74726     -0.51330239     +0.77528200
e   0.2802957      Incl.    3.80910     -0.15030198     +0.34101636
P   1.17           H   25.8           G   0.15           U   8

MPEC 2012 - W31



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