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2004 XP14





2004 XP14 orbit
Orbits of the inner planets and asteroid 2004 XP14 (blue).
Credit: NASA

An Apollo asteroid (a type of near-Earth asteroid) that passed the Earth at the relatively close distance of 432,000 km (269,000 miles) – 1.1 times the Earth-Moon distance – on Jul. 3, 2006 (closest approach at 04:25 UT).

Also classed as a potentially hazardous asteroid, 2004 XP14 is 410 to 920 meters (1,345 to 3,018 feet) across and has an estimated mass of 500 million tons.

2004 XP14 was discovered on Dec. 10, 2004 by the LINEAR asteroid survey.


eccentricity 0.157
semi-major axis 1.057 AU
perihelion 0.891 AU
aphelion 1.224 AU
orbital period 397.11 days
inclination 32.93°


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