Last update on February 14, 2022

Asteroid 2012 PG6

The asteroid 2012 PG6 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 237 meters to 530 meters.

The asteroid 2012 PG6 was detected on July 28, 2002. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 280 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2012 PG6 orbits is 202 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 48 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2012 PG6 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2012 PG6 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

The asteroid 2012 PG6 will not approach this year.

Last time its flew past our planet on September 01, 2022 at a distance of 8.01 million kilometers. The next close approach of asteroid 2012 PG6 to our planet will happen on June 15, 2044. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 13.11 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2012 PG6

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