Rahul Sharma

1999 XS35

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Discovery date  1999-12-02
Minor planet category  PHA Apollo
Absolute magnitude  17.2
MPC designation  1999 XS35
Discovered  2 December 1999
Asteroid group  Apollo asteroid
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Discovered by  Lowell Observatory-LONEOS (699) 0.59-m Schmidt
Aphelion  34.711 AU (5.1927 Tm) (Q) (beyond Neptune)
Perihelion  0.95932 AU (143.512 Gm) (q)
Discoverer  Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search
Similar  1862 Apollo, 4015 Wilson–Harrington, 1566 Icarus, (29075) 1950 DA, 3200 Phaethon

1999 xs35


1999 XS35 is a near-earth object discovered in 1999 having a comet-like orbit. Its semi-major axis is 17.8 AU. Its orbital eccentricity is 0.94, which means that at the perihelion 1999 XS35 comes as close as 0.9 AU to the Sun, while at the aphelion it reaches beyond the orbit of Neptune. 1999 XS35 is a damocloid. 1999 XS35 is a small object with an absolute magnitude (H) of 17.2, which implies a size of about 1 km.

1999 XS35 came to perihelion on 21 October 1999, passed 0.0453 AU (6,780,000 km; 4,210,000 mi) from Earth on 5 November 1999, and was discovered on 2 December 1999 at about apparent magnitude 16.9.

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1999 XS35 Wikipedia


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