Last update on February 09, 2022

Asteroid 2016 RZ

The asteroid 2016 RZ isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 12 meters to 27 meters.

The asteroid 2016 RZ was detected on September 03, 2016. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 312 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 160 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 110 million kilometers.

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

Approach to Earth

The asteroid 2016 RZ will not approach this year.

Last time its flew past our planet on October 28, 2022 at a distance of 8.45 million kilometers. The next close approach of asteroid 2016 RZ to our planet will happen on November 21, 2028. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 9.34 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2016 RZ

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