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2007 TU24
2007 TU24 is an Apollo near-Earth asteroid that was discovered by the Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona on October 11, 2007. Imaging radar has estimated that it is 250 meters in diameter. The asteroid passed 554,209 kilometer from Earth on January 29, 2008, at 08:33 UTC. At closest approach the asteroid had an apparent magnitude of 10.3 and was about 50 times fainter than the naked eye can see. It required about a 3-inch (76 mm) telescope to be seen. 2007 TU24 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Short Description 2007 TU24 is an Apollo near-Earth asteroid that was discovered by the Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona on October 11, 2007. Imaging radar has estimated that it is 250 meters in diameter. The asteroid passed 554,209 kilometer from Earth on January 29, 2008, at 08:33 UTC. At closest approach the asteroid had an apparent magnitude of 10.3 and was about 50 times fainter than the naked eye can see. It required about a 3-inch (76 mm) telescope to be seen. 2007 TU24 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Discovered by Catalina Sky Survey
Discovery date October 11, 2007
Type Asteroid
AddInfo Apollo group
Satellite of Sun
Orbit Prograde
Rotation Direct
Apoapsis 09 468 880 000 km
Periapsis 09 142 347 000 km
Semi-major axis 09 305 610 000 km
Distance from Sun 01 2.042 9 au
Eccentricity 0.534 23
Orbital period 2.92 year | 1066.5 days
Orbital speed  20.7 km/s
Mean anomaly 267.95°
Inclination to the ecliptic 005.6232°
Longitude of the ascending node 127.041°
Argument of periapsis 334.254°
Diameter/Size  0.25 km
Mass 1010×2.4 kg
Escape velocity  0.58 m/s
Rotation period 26 hour | 1.1 day
Albedo geometric 0.24
Absolute magnitude 20.2
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