Last update on January 10, 2022

Asteroid 2021 OT

The asteroid 2021 OT isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 15 meters to 34 meters.

The asteroid 2021 OT was detected on July 19, 2021. 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 OT orbits is 194 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 104 million kilometers.

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

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2021 OT flew past Earth on July 17 at 12:39 at a distance of 12.68 million kilometers at a speed of 10 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2021 OT to our planet will happen on July 23, 2131. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 13.66 million kilometers.

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