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Last update on February 07, 2022

Asteroid 2016 YE

The asteroid 2016 YE isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 18 meters to 39 meters.

The asteroid 2016 YE was discovered on December 18, 2016. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 439 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2016 YE orbits is 187 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 151 million kilometers.

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

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2016 YE will pass past Earth on December 18 at 03:52 at a distance of 7.13 million kilometers at a speed of 5 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2016 YE to our planet will happen on December 10, 2069. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 15.56 million kilometers.

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