Apollo asteroid

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Related to Apollo asteroids: Trojan asteroids, Kirkwood gaps, Apollo Astronauts
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Noun1.Apollo asteroid - an asteroid whose orbit crosses the Earth's orbitApollo asteroid - an asteroid whose orbit crosses the Earth's orbit
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The results suggest the meteor belongs to a well known family of space rocks - known as the Apollo asteroids - that cross Earth's orbit.
Fortunately, when I became editor of TA in 1975, this coincided with Brian starting to contribute articles and photographs in virtually every month's issue of the magazine and it soon became apparent that in addition to his experience as a telescope maker, he was keen to help with confirming new discoveries and following up unusual objects such as Apollo asteroids and comets.