Last update on January 28, 2022

Asteroid 2018 VL8

The asteroid 2018 VL8 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 74 meters to 165 meters.

The asteroid 2018 VL8 was detected on November 10, 2018. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 1462 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2018 VL8 orbits is 622 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 132 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2018 VL8 flew past Earth on November 22 at 11:23 at a distance of 6.22 million kilometers at a speed of 18 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2018 VL8 to our planet will happen on November 25, 2026. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 10.83 million kilometers.

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