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Last update on March 04, 2022

Asteroid 2008 RW

The asteroid 2008 RW isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 70 meters to 156 meters.

The asteroid 2008 RW was opened on September 02, 2008. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 1023 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2008 RW orbits is 456 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 139 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2008 RW from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2008 RW and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2008 RW flew past Earth on September 12 at 15:50 at a distance of 6.7 million kilometers at a speed of 10 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2008 RW to our planet will happen on September 11, 2036. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 6.9 million kilometers.

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