Last update on January 06, 2022

Asteroid 2017 AE3

The asteroid 2017 AE3 is potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 111 meters to 248 meters.

The asteroid 2017 AE3 was detected on January 05, 2012. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 915 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2017 AE3 orbits is 453 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 99 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

The asteroid 2017 AE3 will not approach this year.

Last time its flew past our planet on December 31, 2021 at a distance of 7.83 million kilometers. The next close approach of asteroid 2017 AE3 to our planet will happen on January 04, 2027. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 17.9 million kilometers.

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