Last update on January 07, 2022

Asteroid 317255 (2002 DJ5)

The asteroid 317255 (2002 DJ5) is potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 281 meters to 628 meters.

The asteroid 317255 (2002 DJ5) was detected on February 21, 2002. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 606 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 329 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 91 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 317255 (2002 DJ5) flew past Earth on March 31 at 04:00 at a distance of 8.18 million kilometers at a speed of 17 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 317255 (2002 DJ5) to our planet will happen on October 17, 2035. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 18.93 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 317255 (2002 DJ5)

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