Geographos

Asteroid 1620

Asteroid of the Apollo group

Asteroid Number1620
Asteroid GroupApollo
Sidereal Period1.4 years
Diameter (Mean)1.8 kilometres

A minor asteroid that belongs to the Apollo group of 'Earth-grazing' bodies.

Image of Geographos

A close view of the small asteroid Geographos. Among the stars of the Northern Crown, the Earth and Moon are visible: this image represents the situation on 17 March 2008, when Geographos approached within a few thousand kilometers.

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