2002 JR100 is an Aten asteroid
. As it orbits the Sun, this asteroid frequently intersects with the path of Earth as it approaches its farthest distance from the giant star.
It is thus a confirmed Aten asteroid
(one that circles the Sun in less than a year), first spotted 21 years before the discovery of 2062 Aten itself.
2018 PN22 has been classified by CNEOS as an (https://www.ibtimes.com/nasa-asteroid-tracker-will-1870ft-neo-collide-earth-tomorrow-2811758) Aten asteroid
CNEOS has classified 2006 QQ23 as an (https://www.ibtimes.com/nasa-asteroid-tracker-two-colossal-hazardous-asteroids-skim-earth-within-two-days-2811492) Aten asteroid
The following night he discovered his Aten asteroid
. "The big professional search operations are proving to be tough competition, though," Tucker laments.
CNEOS has classified 2006 QQ23 as an Aten asteroid
. Like other Aten asteroids
, 2006 QQ23 orbits the Sun in an oval path.
According to the agency, 2006 QQ23 is an Aten asteroid
, which means it orbits the Sun.
2006 QQ23 has been classified by CNEOS as an (https://www.ibtimes.com/nasa-asteroid-tracker-massive-850ft-potentially-hazardous-neo-headed-earth-today-2808857) Aten asteroid
due to its orbit.
2010 PK9 is categorized as an (https://www.ibtimes.com/nasa-asteroid-tracker-massive-1870ft-hazardous-neo-could-hit-earth-year-2807275) Aten asteroid
According to CNEOS' database, 2010 PK9 is an Aten asteroid
. This means its orbit around the Sun intersects with that of Earth from time to time.
Dozens of Apollo and Aten asteroids
orbit the Sun, and 1986 TO travels in a rather normal elliptic orbit.