Last update on March 08, 2022

Asteroid 2005 RX3

The asteroid 2005 RX3 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 83 meters to 185 meters.

The asteroid 2005 RX3 was detected on September 06, 2005. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 690 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2005 RX3 orbits is 350 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 108 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2005 RX3 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2005 RX3 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2005 RX3 flew past Earth on September 18 at 02:22 at a distance of 4.74 million kilometers at a speed of 17 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2005 RX3 to our planet will happen on February 28, 2070. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 17.6 million kilometers.

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