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06 June 2016

2016 LV Apollo NEO sized 108 metres CA 3.6 LD 1st June 23:43 UTC


2016 LV Apollo NEO sized 108 metres CA 3.6 LD

Discovered on the 3rd of June 2016, two days after it made a.close approach of our planet, 108 metre wide Apollo asteroid 2016 LV crossed the plane of ecliptic at close approach, at an inclination of 2.12 degrees going  N to S at a relative velocity of 10.3 Km/s
2016-Jun-01 23:43 UTC Earth 0.00926 AU = 3.6 LD, Vr = 10.3 Km/s
sma = 2 AU

http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=2016LV

Of worthy mention here is the Arizona fireball of 2nd june 10:56 UTC
Approximately 11 hours after this close passage

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