On the orbital evolution of 2020 AV2, the first asteroid ever observed to go around the Sun inside the orbit of Venus

  title={On the orbital evolution of 2020 AV2, the first asteroid ever observed to go around the Sun inside the orbit of Venus},
  author={C de la Fuente Marcos and R de la Fuente Marcos},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
The innermost section of the Solar system has not been extensively studied because minor bodies moving inside Earth's orbit tend to spend most of their sidereal orbital periods at very low solar elongation, well away from the areas more frequently observed by programs searching for near-Earth objects. The survey carried out from the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) is the first one that has been able to detect multiple asteroids well detached from the direct gravitational perturbation of the… Expand
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