(1991 VG)

Author(s): Art Blos

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1991 VG is a NEO asteroid discovered on November 6, 1991. On December 5, 1991 this asteroid passed 450,000 km (280,000 mi) away from Earth. Between 1991 and 1992, the asteroid circled Earth in a retrograde manner, so it can often be considered the first temporary Earth small moon discovered. 1991 VG is estimated to be between 5-12 meters in diameter.

Orbit simulation of 1991 VG (red) relative to Earth during the period 1991-1992.

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