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Last update on January 09, 2022

Asteroid 388945 (2008 TZ3)

The asteroid 388945 (2008 TZ3) is potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 219 meters to 490 meters.

The asteroid 388945 (2008 TZ3) was opened on October 06, 2008. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 733 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 388945 (2008 TZ3) orbits is 331 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 145 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 388945 (2008 TZ3) from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 388945 (2008 TZ3) and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 388945 (2008 TZ3) flew past Earth on May 15 at 17:18 at a distance of 5.74 million kilometers at a speed of 8 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 388945 (2008 TZ3) to our planet will happen on May 25, 2024. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 11.21 million kilometers.

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