List of Mercury-crossing asteroids


List of Mercury-crossing asteroids

A Mercury-crosser asteroid is an asteroid whose orbit crosses that of Mercury. The Mercury crossers proper have aphelia outside Mercury's and perihelia inside, while those listed here as outer grazers have perihelia within Mercury's aphelion but not within its perihelion.

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* This list was computed by simple filtration of the orbital elements obtained from the [ftp://ftp.lowell.edu/pub/elgb/ Lowell Observatory Asteroid Data Services] .


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