Last update on January 07, 2022

Asteroid 2005 LW3

The asteroid 2005 LW3 is potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 123 meters to 275 meters.

The asteroid 2005 LW3 was detected on June 05, 2005. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 630 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2005 LW3 orbits is 315 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 115 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2005 LW3 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2005 LW3 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

The asteroid 2005 LW3 will not approach this year.

Last time its flew past our planet on November 23, 2022 at a distance of 1.14 million kilometers. The next close approach of asteroid 2005 LW3 to our planet will happen on November 09, 2041. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 18.13 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2005 LW3

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