Astronomers just spotted an asteroid that loves the Sun

sun asteroid

Thanks to astronomers and their constant search for new bodies
moving throughout our solar system, we know about a lot of
asteroids. Many of them have long, elliptical orbits around our
Sun, swinging through our system — sometimes making close passes
of Earth along the way — around the Sun and then back out
again.

Now, researchers have spotted an asteroid that never really
ventures all that far from the Sun, even at its further point. The
object, known as 2019 LF6, completes an orbit of our star every 151
days, and comes far closer to the Sun than even Mercury.

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Astronomers just spotted an asteroid that loves the Sun