Last update on January 05, 2022

Asteroid 2021 RZ5

The asteroid 2021 RZ5 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 19 meters to 43 meters.

The asteroid 2021 RZ5 was discovered on September 09, 2021. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 383 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2021 RZ5 orbits is 160 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 149 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2021 RZ5 flew past Earth on March 05 at 20:10 at a distance of 8.98 million kilometers at a speed of 7 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2021 RZ5 to our planet will happen on September 12, 2043. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 12.26 million kilometers.

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