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Last update on February 12, 2022

Asteroid 2016 CA138

The asteroid 2016 CA138 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 58 meters to 131 meters.

The asteroid 2016 CA138 was detected on February 09, 2016. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 365 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2016 CA138 orbits is 157 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 142 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2016 CA138 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2016 CA138 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2016 CA138 flew past Earth on February 18 at 03:29 at a distance of 8.4 million kilometers at a speed of 14 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2016 CA138 to our planet will happen on February 18, 2023. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 8.84 million kilometers.

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