Last update on January 09, 2022

Asteroid 2017 XQ60

The asteroid 2017 XQ60 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 34 meters to 75 meters.

The asteroid 2017 XQ60 was detected on December 13, 2017. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 364 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 181 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 117 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2017 XQ60 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2017 XQ60 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2017 XQ60 will pass past Earth on December 21 at 01:26 at a distance of 7.2 million kilometers at a speed of 16 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2017 XQ60 to our planet will happen on December 20, 2023. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 9.85 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2017 XQ60

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