The Potentially Dangerous Asteroid (29075) 1950 DA

The asteroid (29075) 1950 DA was discovered on February 22, 1950 by the (IAU 662) Lick-Observatory, Mount Hamilton (IAUC 1258). It was observed for 19 days in 1950 till March, 12 and then lost because of the short observational arc [1]. On December 31, 2000, it was observed by J.E. Rogers from (IAU 670) Camarillo Observatory, recovered as 2000 YK66 and 2 hours later was recognized as 1950 DA( MPEC 2001-A-26). Between these dates the asteroid (29075) 1950 DA was observed on September 30, 1981 by Siding Spring Observatory-DSS ( IAU 260). Asteroid (29075) 1950 DA belongs to the Apollo group, comprising 9194 members as of July 5, 2018), and is one of 18345 known Near-Earth Asteroids at this time

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