(394130) 2006 HY51


Minor::crosser    Category::planets    Mercury::neodys    Title::jpldata    Planet::known    Orbit::apollo


(394130) 2006 HY51 is the asteroid with the third-smallest known perihelion of any known object orbiting the Sun. Its extreme orbital eccentricity brings it within 0.081 AU of the Sun (26% of Mercury's perihelion) and as far as 5.118 AU from the Sun (making it a Jupiter-grazer).

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