Last update on February 23, 2022

Asteroid 2012 VK5

The asteroid 2012 VK5 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 29 meters to 65 meters.

The asteroid 2012 VK5 was detected on November 03, 2012. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 332 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 172 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 108 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2012 VK5 will pass past Earth on December 04 at 01:29 at a distance of 9.62 million kilometers at a speed of 6 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2012 VK5 to our planet will happen on August 10, 2031. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 12.61 million kilometers.

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