Last update on January 28, 2022

Asteroid 2018 XR

The asteroid 2018 XR is potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 506 meters to 1,13 kilometers.

The asteroid 2018 XR was detected on September 28, 2014. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 1153 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2018 XR orbits is 537 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 107 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2018 XR from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2018 XR and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2018 XR flew past Earth on June 12 at 22:14 at a distance of 8.89 million kilometers at a speed of 20 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2018 XR to our planet will happen on June 19, 2082. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 14 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2018 XR

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