(22753) 1998 WT

(22753) 1998 WT is an Apollo object that has been seen at 3 oppositions now: 1955 (registered in the Palomar Sky Survey), 1998 and 2002. It is making a close approach to Earth during Autumn 2002, with its closest approach in mid-October, although with the asteroid invisible because it was too close to the Sun to be observed.

The asteroid is approximately 1km in diameter. It has an inclination of (3.2) and perihelion at 0.524AU.

 

 

The light curve

G In 2002 this asteroid is making a moderately close approach to the Earth peaking at around magnitude 15 in mid-October.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Última actualización 13/11/2002
Por M.R.Kidger