Apollo Asteroids

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List Of Apollo Asteroids
... The Apollo asteroids are a group of near-Earth asteroids named after 1862 Apollo, the first asteroid of this group to be discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth ... They are Earth-crosser asteroids that have orbital semi-major axes greater than that of the Earth (> 1 AU) and a perihelion distance (q) < 1.017 AU ... The largest known Apollo asteroid is 1866 Sisyphus, with a diameter of about 10 km ...

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