Last update on February 03, 2022

Asteroid 2017 VV

The asteroid 2017 VV is potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 216 meters to 483 meters.

The asteroid 2017 VV was opened on March 06, 2017. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 887 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2017 VV orbits is 416 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 124 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2017 VV from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2017 VV and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2017 VV flew past Earth on May 15 at 15:47 at a distance of 9.25 million kilometers at a speed of 18 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2017 VV to our planet will happen on May 20, 2039. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 3.4 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2017 VV

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