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Last update on January 28, 2022

Asteroid 2016 FZ12

The asteroid 2016 FZ12 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 12 meters to 26 meters.

The asteroid 2016 FZ12 was detected on March 28, 2016. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 442 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2016 FZ12 orbits is 221 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 119 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2016 FZ12 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2016 FZ12 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2016 FZ12 flew past Earth on March 19 at 23:53 at a distance of 1.44 million kilometers at a speed of 9 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2016 FZ12 to our planet will happen on October 02, 2032. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 5.77 million kilometers.

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