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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 within 0.006 AU (900 000 km) of the Earth's orbit. Its orbit has a semimajor axis of 0.844 AU, period 0.78 years, perihelion 0.46 AU, aphelion 1.22 AU, and inclination 5°.9.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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