Geographos

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Geographos

[jē′äg·rə‚fōs]
(astronomy)
An asteroid whose orbit has a semimajor axis of 1.25 astronomical units and an eccentricity of 0.335, giving it a perihelion inside the earth's orbit.
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Not quite, but the Clementine spacecraft isn't likely to keep an August date with the near-Earth asteroid 1620 Geographos.
That body, a 20-km-wide asteroid known as 1620 Geographos, lies only twice as far from Earth as the moon.