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Submission Close Approach of Asteroid (4179) Toutatis-> 2

An anonymous reader writes: 4179 Toutatis is a highly irregular body consisting of two distinct "lobes", with maximum widths of about 4.5 km and 2.4 km respectively (4.5 × 2.4 × 1.9 km; absolute magnitude H=15.3) and it had a close approach with Earth at about 18 LD (Lunar Distances = ~384,000 kilometers)
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Close Approach of Asteroid (4179) Toutatis

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