Last update on January 16, 2022

Asteroid 2020 TQ6

The asteroid 2020 TQ6 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 32 meters to 71 meters.

The asteroid 2020 TQ6 was discovered on October 10, 2020. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 402 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2020 TQ6 orbits is 193 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 125 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2020 TQ6 flew past Earth on April 18 at 00:30 at a distance of 5.12 million kilometers at a speed of 15 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2020 TQ6 to our planet will happen on October 21, 2031. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 8.34 million kilometers.

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