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(7341) 1991 VK

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Discovery date  1 November 1991
Observation arc  7974 days (21.83 yr)
Sidereal rotation period  4.2 hours
Asteroid group  Apollo asteroid
Minor planet category  Apollo NEO, PHA
Discovered  1 November 1991
Orbits  Sun
Discovery site  Palomar Observatory
Discovered by  Eleanor F. Helin, Kenneth J. Lawrence Palomar Observatory
Aphelion  2.7751 AU (415.15 Gm) (Q)
Perihelion  0.90889 AU (135.968 Gm) (q)
Discoverers  Kenneth J. Lawrence, Eleanor F. Helin
Similar  Sun, Solar System, 4183 Cuno, 3362 Khufu

(7341) 1991 VK is a near-Earth minor planet in the Apollo group. It was discovered by Eleanor F. Helin and Kenneth J. Lawrence at the Palomar Observatory in San Diego County, California, on November 1, 1991. It is listed as a potentially hazardous object. Every 5 years (from 1946 through 2091) the asteroid makes a close approach to the Earth. The next close approach to the Earth will be on 2017-Jan-25 at a distance of 0.0647091 AU (9,680,340 km; 6,015,090 mi).

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(7341) 1991 VK Wikipedia


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