Asteroid 2017 RX2

The asteroid 2017 RX2 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 14 meters to 31 meters.

The asteroid 2017 RX2 was detected on September 15, 2017. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 233 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 171 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 50 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2017 RX2 will pass past Earth on July 24 at 05:29 at a distance of 6.79 million kilometers at a speed of 14 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2017 RX2 to our planet will happen on September 11, 2024. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 12.85 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2017 RX2

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