Asteroid 2011 MU

The asteroid 2011 MU is potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 234 meters to 522 meters.

The asteroid 2011 MU was detected on June 23, 2011. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 573 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2011 MU orbits is 336 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 68 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2011 MU will pass past Earth on June 23 at 13:11 at a distance of 9.84 million kilometers at a speed of 20 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2011 MU to our planet will happen on June 18, 2033. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 7.68 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2011 MU

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