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5786 Talos (1991 RC) is an Apollo asteroid discovered on September 3, 1991, by R. H. McNaught at Siding Spring.[1] It has a very small perihelion distance;[1] only two other named asteroids have one less than 0.2 AU, 1566 Icarus and 3200 Phaethon.

Talos
Discovery
Discovered byR. H. McNaught
Discovery siteSiding Spring
Discovery date3 September 1991
Designations
MPC designation(5786) Talos
1991 RC
NEO Apollo[1]
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc8810 days (24.12 yr)
Aphelion1.9757 AU (295.56 Gm)
Perihelion0.18724 AU (28.011 Gm)
1.0815 AU (161.79 Gm)
Eccentricity0.82687
1.12 yr (410.79 d)
353.29°
0° 52m 34.86s / day
Inclination23.234°
161.312°
8.3478°
Earth MOID0.188899 AU (28.2589 Gm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions0.89 km[2]
38.52 h (1.605 d)[1]
17.1[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "5786 Talos (1991 RC)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
  2. ^ NEODyS Database Browsed on (5786) Talos Retrieved 2014-03-07

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