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Last update on March 07, 2022

Asteroid 2006 KS1

The asteroid 2006 KS1 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 22 meters to 49 meters.

The asteroid 2006 KS1 was discovered on May 21, 2006. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 651 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 289 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 151 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2006 KS1 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2006 KS1 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2006 KS1 flew past Earth on May 12 at 12:46 at a distance of 7.04 million kilometers at a speed of 6 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2006 KS1 to our planet will happen on March 12, 2047. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 16.33 million kilometers.

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