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06 June 2016

2016 LG Apollo NEO June 6th 12:05 UTC close approach of 36 metre wide asteroid at 2.9 LD, Vr= 6.1 Km/s

Close approach in 2 and a half hours

2016 LG Apollo NEO 36 metre wide at 2.9 LD, Vr= 6.1 Km/s

Set to crawl by our moon and planet today at a low relative velocity of 6.13 Km/s at a minimum distance of 2.9 LD, 2016LG was discovered on the 2nd of June 2016. It shall cross the plane of ecliptic at close approach hour going S to N at an inclination of 2.79 degrees. 
semi-major axis = 1.74 AU
2016-Jun-06 08:32 UTC Moon 0.0090 AU , Vr = 7.06 Km/s
2016-Jun-06 12:05 UTC Earth 0.0075 AU = 2.9 LD, Vr = 6.13 Km/s


http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=2016LG
Heads up meteor observation networks.

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