Asteroid 2017 RO17

The asteroid 2017 RO17 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 16 meters to 36 meters.

The asteroid 2017 RO17 was detected on September 14, 2017. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 297 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 180 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 81 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2017 RO17 will pass past Earth on December 08 at 05:12 at a distance of 7.99 million kilometers at a speed of 9 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2017 RO17 to our planet will happen on September 03, 2030. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 9.4 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2017 RO17

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