(163132) 2002 CU11


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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} (163132) 2002 CU11, provisionally known as 2002 CU11, is a near-Earth asteroid and potentially hazardous object.<ref name=jpldata/> It was discovered on 7 February 2002 by Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research (LINEAR) at an apparent magnitude of 19 using a {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} reflecting telescope.<ref name="MPEC2002-C44"/> It has an estimated diameter of {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}}.<ref name="Wayback2002-03"/> The asteroid was listed on Sentry Risk Table with a Torino Scale rating of 1 on 20 March 2002.<ref name="Wayback2002-03"/>

With an observation arc of 44 days, (163132) 2002 CU11 showed a 1 in 9,300 chance of impacting Earth in 2049.<ref name="spaceguard"/> It was removed from the Sentry Risk Table on 26 April 2002.<ref name="removed"/> It is now known that on 3 September 2049 the asteroid will be {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} from Earth.<ref name=jpl-close/>

Notable close-approaches to Earth<ref name=jpl-close/>
Date Distance from Earth
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2080-08-31 convert}}

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