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(456938) 2007 YV56

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Discovered by  Catalina Sky Survey
MPC designation  2007 YV56
Minor planet category  Apollo NEO, PHA
Absolute magnitude  21
Discoverer  Catalina Sky Survey
Discovery date  31 December 2007
Alternative names  MPO 303339
Discovered  31 December 2007
Asteroid group  Apollo asteroid
Discovery site  Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, Arizona, USA

(456938) 2007 YV56 is a small asteroid that is a Near-Earth object and an Apollo asteroid.


The orbit of 2007 YV56 makes it a Potentially Hazardous Asteroid (PHA) that is predicted to pass within 0.001654 AU (247,400 km) of the Earth in the year 2101. For comparison, the distance to the Moon is about 0.0026 AU (384,400 km).

The Jupiter Tisserand invariant, used to distinguish different kinds of orbits, is 4.160.


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