Last update on January 05, 2022

Asteroid 2021 QO2

The asteroid 2021 QO2 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 47 meters to 105 meters.

The asteroid 2021 QO2 was discovered on August 30, 2021. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 439 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2021 QO2 orbits is 194 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 144 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2021 QO2 flew past Earth on February 25 at 15:04 at a distance of 7.67 million kilometers at a speed of 11 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2021 QO2 to our planet will happen on February 27, 2028. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 9.34 million kilometers.

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