Last update on January 07, 2022

Asteroid 2021 BA

The asteroid 2021 BA isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 17 meters to 38 meters.

The asteroid 2021 BA was opened on January 16, 2021. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 367 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2021 BA orbits is 185 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 115 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2021 BA from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2021 BA and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2021 BA flew past Earth on January 18 at 03:48 at a distance of 3.74 million kilometers at a speed of 9 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2021 BA to our planet will happen on January 19, 2023. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 8.53 million kilometers.

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