Last update on January 05, 2022

Asteroid 2002 LX

The asteroid 2002 LX is potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 152 meters to 339 meters.

The asteroid 2002 LX was discovered on June 02, 2002. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 1457 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2002 LX orbits is 628 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 124 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2002 LX from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2002 LX and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2002 LX flew past Earth on February 02 at 16:54 at a distance of 8.37 million kilometers at a speed of 14 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2002 LX to our planet will happen on January 27, 2026. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 9.85 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2002 LX

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