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(196256) 2003 EH1

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is an asteroid, classified as near-Earth object of the Amor group. [1]

16 relations: Amor asteroid, Anderson Mesa Station, Apsis, Asteroid, Degree (angle), Extinct comet, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Julian day, Julian year (astronomy), Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search, Meteor shower, Near-Earth object, Observation arc, Peter Jenniskens, Quadrantids, 1490 Ch'ing-yang event.

Amor asteroid

The Amor asteroids are a group of near-Earth asteroids named after the asteroid 1221 Amor.

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Anderson Mesa Station

Anderson Mesa Station is an astronomical observatory established in 1959 as a dark-sky observing site for Lowell Observatory.

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An apsis (ἁψίς; plural apsides, Greek: ἁψῖδες) is an extreme point in the orbit of an object.

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Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System.

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Degree (angle)

A degree (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of a plane angle, defined so that a full rotation is 360 degrees.

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Extinct comet

An extinct comet is a comet that has expelled most of its volatile ice and has little left to form a tail and coma.

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is a federally funded research and development center and NASA field center in Pasadena, California, United States, with large portions of the campus in La Cañada Flintridge, California.

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Julian day

Julian day is the continuous count of days since the beginning of the Julian Period and is used primarily by astronomers.

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Julian year (astronomy)

In astronomy, a Julian year (symbol: a) is a unit of measurement of time defined as exactly 365.25 days of SI seconds each.

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Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search

Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search (LONEOS) was a project designed to discover asteroids and comets that orbit near the Earth.

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Meteor shower

A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed to radiate, or originate, from one point in the night sky.

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Near-Earth object

A near-Earth object (NEO) is any small Solar System body whose orbit can bring it into proximity with Earth.

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Observation arc

In observational astronomy, an observation arc (or arc length) is the time period between the first and most recent (last) observation, tracing the body's path.

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Peter Jenniskens

Petrus Matheus Marie (Peter) Jenniskens (born 2 August 1962 in Horst) is a Dutch and American astronomer and a senior research scientist at the Carl Sagan Center of the SETI Institute and at NASA Ames Research Center.

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The Quadrantids (QUA) are a January meteor shower.

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1490 Ch'ing-yang event

The Ch'ing-yang event of 1490 (also Ch'ing-yang, Chi-ing-yang or Chíing-yang meteor shower) is a presumed meteor shower or air burst in Qìngyáng (Ch'ing-Yang) in March or April 1490.

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