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ⓘ Apollo asteroids. The Apollo asteroids are a group of asteroids near Earth named after 1862 Apollo, the first asteroid of this group to be discovered by Karl Wi ..




Apollo asteroids
                                     

ⓘ Apollo asteroids

The Apollo asteroids are a group of asteroids near Earth named after 1862 Apollo, the first asteroid of this group to be discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth. They are asteroids that cross Earth. Some of these asteroids can get very close to the Earth, making them a potential threat to our planet.

Well-known Apollo asteroids include: