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TOPIC: Asteroid (68216) 2001 CV26


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Asteroid (68216) 2001 CV26

The 1500 - 3300 metre wide asteroid 2001 CV26 will make a close pass (9.8 Lunar Distances, 0.0252 AU), travelling at 12.31 km/s, to the Earth-Moon system on the 8th October, 2009.
At closest approach, the asteroid should brighten to magnitude 12.9.

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The Lunar Distance (LD), the distance between Earth and the Moon, equals 384,401 km, (or 0.00256 AU).

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