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Aten group

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

A group of asteroids that cross the Earth's orbit, and whose average distances from the Sun are less than that of Earth; along with the more abundant Apollo group, they are termed Earth-cro...

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Aten group

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

A group of asteroids that cross the Earth's orbit, and whose average distances from the Sun are less than that of Earth; along with the more abundant Apollo group, they are termed Earth-cro...

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Aten group

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 127 words.

A group of asteroids that cross the Earth's orbit, and whose average distances from the Sun are less than that

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Aten group

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Galaxies. 136 words.

A group of asteroids that cross the Earth’s orbit, and whose average distances from the Sun are less than that of Earth; along with the more abundant ...

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near-Earth asteroid

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 200 words.

Any asteroid belonging to the *Apollo, *Amor, or *Aten groups. Such asteroids have perihelion

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Earth-crossing asteroid

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 17 words.

Another name for an asteroid in the *Apollo or *Aten group. See also Near-earth Asteroid.

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Earth-crossing asteroid

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Galaxies. 19 words.

Another name for an asteroid in the *Apollo or *Aten group. See also Near-earth Asteroid.

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Earth-crossing asteroid

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Another name for an asteroid in the Apollo or Aten group. See also Near-earth Asteroid.

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Hathor

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 64 words.

Asteroid 2340, a member of the *Aten group, discovered in 1976 by the American astronomer Charles Thomas Kowal

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Hathor

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Galaxies. 62 words.

Asteroid 2340, a member of the *Aten group, discovered in 1976 by the American astronomer Charles Thomas Kowal (...

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Ra-Shalom

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 68 words.

Asteroid 2100, the second-largest of the *Aten group, diameter 2.3 km. It was discovered in 1978 by the American

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near-Earth asteroid

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Galaxies. 212 words.

Any asteroid belonging to the *Apollo, *Amor, or *Aten groups. Such asteroids have perihelion distances of less than 1.3 au. The term ...

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Ra-Shalom

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Galaxies. 67 words.

Asteroid 2100, the second-largest of the *Aten group, diameter 2.3 km. It was discovered in 1978 by the American astronomer ...

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near-Earth asteroid

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Any asteroid belonging to the Apollo, Amor, or Aten groups. Such asteroids have perihelion distances of less than 1.3 AU. The term near-Earth objects (NEOs) is also used, allowing for the...

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Hathor

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Asteroid 2340, a member of the Aten group, discovered in 1976 by the American astronomer Charles Thomas Kowal (1940– ). It is of T class and its diameter is 300 m. Hathor can approach to...

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Ra-Shalom

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Asteroid 2100, the second-largest of the Aten group, diameter 2.3 km. It was discovered in 1978 by the American astronomer Eleanor Kay Helin, née Francis (1932–2009). Its name comes from...

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Asteroid 2014 OL<sub>339</sub>: yet another Earth quasi-satellite

C. de la Fuente Marcos and R. de la Fuente Marcos.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

P ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 5534 words.

Our planet has one permanently bound satellite – the Moon – a likely large number of mini-moons or transient irregular natural satellites, and three temporary natural retrograde satellites...

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asteroid

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Any of the many small rocky or metallic objects in the Solar System, mostly lying in a zone (the asteroid belt) between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter; also known as a minor planet. They...

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Attitudes toward Blacks in the Ancient Mediterranean World

Frank M. Snowden.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2895 words.

Who were “blacks” in the ancient Mediterranean world and where did they live? Ancient written and artistic (iconographical) evidence provides copious information about people with...

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