Last update on January 12, 2022

Asteroid 2021 EL4

The asteroid 2021 EL4 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 19 meters to 41 meters.

The asteroid 2021 EL4 was discovered on March 15, 2021. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 321 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2021 EL4 orbits is 178 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 96 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2021 EL4 flew past Earth on July 05 at 18:34 at a distance of 7.6 million kilometers at a speed of 9 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2021 EL4 to our planet will happen on June 22, 2029. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 17.32 million kilometers.

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