Last update on January 17, 2022

Asteroid 2020 QW3

The asteroid 2020 QW3 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 22 meters to 49 meters.

The asteroid 2020 QW3 was discovered on August 17, 2020. This near-Earth object belongs to the Amor group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 733 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2020 QW3 orbits is 322 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 154 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2020 QW3 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2020 QW3 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

The asteroid 2020 QW3 will not approach this year.

Last time its flew past our planet on August 21, 2022 at a distance of 5.39 million kilometers. The next close approach of asteroid 2020 QW3 to our planet will happen on August 23, 2024. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 10.71 million kilometers.

Position in the sky for your location

The asteroid 2020 QW3

Keyboard control
minus 5 minutes
plus 5 minutes
minus 1 day
plus 1 day

List of asteroid close approaches to Earth

Distance of planets from the Sun and Earth and visibility in the sky for your location