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(322756) 2001 CK32

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Discovered by  LINEAR
MPC designation  2001 CK32
Orbital period  226 days
Absolute magnitude  19
Discovery date  13 February 2001
Observation arc  4777 days (13.08 yr)
Discovered  13 February 2001
Asteroid group  Aten asteroid
Minor planet category  Aten asteroid, Mercury grazer, Venus crosser, Earth crosser
Aphelion  1.002762662 AU (150.0111591 Gm)
Discoverer  Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research
Similar  2002 VE68, 2002 AA29, 3753 Cruithne

(322756) 2001 CK32, also written 2001 CK32, is a transient Venus co-orbital, but also a Mercury grazer and an Earth crosser. It was once designated as a potentially hazardous asteroid.

References

(322756) 2001 CK32 Wikipedia


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