Last update on February 03, 2022

Asteroid 2017 VD15

The asteroid 2017 VD15 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 19 meters to 43 meters.

The asteroid 2017 VD15 was detected on November 15, 2017. This near-Earth object belongs to the Amor group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 912 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 397 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 153 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2017 VD15 flew past Earth on October 30 at 21:45 at a distance of 5.38 million kilometers at a speed of 5 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2017 VD15 to our planet will happen on October 18, 2027. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 7.5 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2017 VD15

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