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 detected on May 21, 2006. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 651 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2006 KS1 orbits is 289 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 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

The asteroid 2006 KS1 will not approach this year.

Last time its flew past our planet on May 12, 2022 at a distance of 7.04 million kilometers. 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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