Last update on January 13, 2022

Asteroid 2021 BZ

The asteroid 2021 BZ isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 30 meters to 66 meters.

The asteroid 2021 BZ was discovered on January 29, 2020. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 362 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2021 BZ orbits is 194 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 104 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2021 BZ flew past Earth on January 26 at 04:02 at a distance of 13.22 million kilometers at a speed of 16 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2021 BZ to our planet will happen on January 30, 2142. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 13.84 million kilometers.

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