Last update on January 10, 2022

Asteroid 2021 LA6

The asteroid 2021 LA6 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 19 meters to 42 meters.

The asteroid 2021 LA6 was discovered on June 09, 2021. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 361 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 179 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 118 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2021 LA6 flew past Earth on June 19 at 17:25 at a distance of 8.26 million kilometers at a speed of 8 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2021 LA6 to our planet will happen on June 20, 2023. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 14.42 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2021 LA6

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