1566 Icarus
Last update: 2021-09-17 23:50 UTC
Orbital Properties
Epoch
59400.0
MJD
Orbit type
Apollo
Perihelion (q)
0.187
au
Aphelion (Q)
1.97
au
Eccentricity (e)
0.827
-
Inclination (i)
22.8
deg
Orbit period (P)
408.9
days
Earth MOID
0.03403
au
Next Earth close approach
Date
2043-06-13
Nominal distance (from Earth center)
0.05863
au
8770799
km
Maximum Brightness
12.4
-
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Risk
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Physical Properties
Absolute Magnitude (H)
16.4
-
Diameter
1440
*Estimated from the absolute magnitude using
m
Taxonomic type
Q
Rotation period (T)
2.2730
h
Discovery Information
Discovery Date
1949-06-27
Observatory
Palomar Mountain
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