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(7482) 1994 PC1

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Discovered  9 August 1994
Discoverer  Robert H. McNaught
Asteroid group  Apollo asteroid
Orbits  Sun
Discovery site  Siding Spring Observatory
Similar  Solar System, 2201 Oljato, 4183 Cuno, (153814) 2001 WN5, 2101 Adonis

(7482) 1994 PC1 is a near-Earth minor planet in the Apollo group. It was discovered by Robert H. McNaught at the Siding Spring Observatory in Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia, on August 9, 1994. It is listed as a potentially hazardous object with a well determined orbit. With an absolute magnitude (H) of 16.8, the asteroid is estimated to be 1–2.5 km in diameter.

On 1933-Jan-17 it passed 0.00752 AU (1,125,000 km; 699,000 mi) from Earth. On 2022-Jan-18 it will pass 0.01324 AU (1,981,000 km; 1,231,000 mi) from Earth.


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