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(5604) 1992 FE is an Aten-type near-Earth minor planet. It was discovered by Robert H. McNaught at the Siding Spring Observatory in Canberra, Australia, on March 26, 1992. The asteroid is 550 meters (1,800 ft) in diameter.[1]

(5604) 1992 FE
Discovery [1]
Discovered byR. H. McNaught
Discovery siteSiding Spring Obs.
Discovery date26 March 1992
Designations
MPC designation(5604) 1992 FE
1992 FE
NEO · Aten · PHA[1]
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 4 September 2017 (JD 2458000.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc32.11 yr (11,729 days)
Aphelion1.3060 AU
Perihelion0.5516 AU
0.9288 AU
Eccentricity0.4061
0.90 yr (327 days)
286.36°
1° 6m 3.96s / day
Inclination4.7136°
311.96°
82.586°
Earth MOID0.0332 AU · 12.9 LD
Venus MOID0.0059 AU
Physical characteristics
Dimensions550 meters (1,800 ft)[1]
5.3375 h (0.22240 d)}[1]
0.48[1]
17.1[1][2]

The asteroid has a Venus minimum orbit intersection distance (Venus–MOID) of 0.0059 AU (880,000 km; 550,000 mi).[2] On April 7, 2015 the asteroid passed 0.00717 AU (1,073,000 km; 666,000 mi) from Venus.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 5604 (1992 FE)" (last observation: 2012-04-20). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 4 April 2016.
  2. ^ a b "(5604) 1992 FE Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2012-06-16.
  3. ^ "JPL Close-Approach Data: 5604 (1992 FE)" (last observation: 2012-04-20). Retrieved 2012-06-14.

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