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Nereus (minor planet 4660)




A near-Earth asteroid that may be an extinct comet. It was to have been the target of Japan's MUSES-C probe but this was changed following a delay in the spacecraft's launch.


diameter 2 km
period 1.82 years
semimajor axis 1.490 AU
eccentricity 0.360
inclination 1.42°


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