Last update on January 28, 2022

Asteroid 2018 XU3

The asteroid 2018 XU3 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 21 meters to 48 meters.

The asteroid 2018 XU3 was opened on December 12, 2018. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 729 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 332 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 142 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2018 XU3 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2018 XU3 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

The asteroid 2018 XU3 will not approach this year.

Last time its flew past our planet on December 13, 2022 at a distance of 5.68 million kilometers. The next close approach of asteroid 2018 XU3 to our planet will happen on December 11, 2024. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 6.44 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2018 XU3

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