(2006 RH₁₂₀)

Author(s): Art Blos

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2006 RH120 is a NEO asteroid discovered on September 14, 2006 in the Catalina Sky Survey project. Between September 2006 and June 2007 this asteroid became a temporary small moon of Earth. It currently orbits the Sun, approaching Earth every 20 years. 2006 RH120 is about 2-3 meters in diameter and a fast turn around time of just 2.75 minutes.

Orbit simulation of 2006 RH120 (in red) around Earth between 2006 and 2007.

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