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Last update on January 05, 2022

Asteroid 2016 JG12

The asteroid 2016 JG12 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 83 meters to 185 meters.

The asteroid 2016 JG12 was discovered on May 03, 2016. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 544 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2016 JG12 orbits is 260 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 130 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2016 JG12 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2016 JG12 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

The asteroid 2016 JG12 will not approach this year.

Last time its flew past our planet on November 19, 2021 at a distance of 5.52 million kilometers. The next close approach of asteroid 2016 JG12 to our planet will happen on November 03, 2024. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 17.05 million kilometers.

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