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Last update on January 05, 2022

Asteroid 2012 PK24

The asteroid 2012 PK24 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 50 meters to 111 meters.

The asteroid 2012 PK24 was discovered on August 13, 2012. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 556 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2012 PK24 orbits is 280 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 116 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2012 PK24 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2012 PK24 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2012 PK24 flew past Earth on February 11 at 02:27 at a distance of 9.48 million kilometers at a speed of 13 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2012 PK24 to our planet will happen on September 17, 2047. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 18.23 million kilometers.

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