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Last update on January 07, 2022

Asteroid 161989 Cacus (1978 CA)

The asteroid 161989 Cacus (1978 CA) is potential hazard near-Earth object. The size of the asteroid around 1.9 kilometers.

The asteroid 161989 Cacus (1978 CA) was discovered on February 08, 1978. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 435 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 204 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 132 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 161989 Cacus (1978 CA) from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 161989 Cacus (1978 CA) and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 161989 Cacus (1978 CA) will pass past Earth on September 01 at 02:54 at a distance of 8.61 million kilometers at a speed of 14 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 161989 Cacus (1978 CA) to our planet will happen on March 08, 2053. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 17.12 million kilometers.

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