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List of Venus-crossing minor planets

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List of Venus-crossing minor planets

Outer-grazer: middle column, bottom;
Crosser: right column, bottom

A Venus-crosser is an asteroid whose orbit crosses that of Venus. There are 2,479[1] Venus-crosser and 86 outer-grazers known.[2] Mercury-crossers or grazers are marked ‡.

Venus also has a quasi-satellite, 2002 VE68. This asteroid is also a Mercury- and Earth-crosser; it seems to have been a "companion" to Venus for the last 7000 years or so only, and is destined to be ejected from this orbital arrangement about 500 years from now.[3]

Contents

  • Crossers 1
  • Grazers 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Crossers

Grazers

See also

References

  1. ^ List of asteroids with q<0.718440 AU and Q>0.728213 Retrieved 2015-01-05
  2. ^ List of asteroids with 0.718440 AU
  3. ^ Asteroid 2002 VE68, a quasi-satellite of Venus

External links

  • Very Close Approaches (< 0.01 AU) of PHAs to Venus 1800–2200
  • Upcoming Close Approaches (< 0.10 AU) of Near-Earth Objects to Venus
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