NASA / JPL

Spanish sky survey La Sagra discovered a new object with temporary designation 15LB160. This asteroid is likely to be classified as potentially hazardous (PHA), the minimum distance of the intersection of its orbit with the orbit of Earth is 0.044 AU, body diameter about 450 meters. The object has not yet obtain an official designation, but has already been confirmed by many observatories, including our own. It is quite possible that this asteroid will be in top ten near-Earth asteroids with the smallest distance of the perihelion passage q ~ 0.1 AU!

P.S. Asteroid was designated as 2011 KE.

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