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Last update on January 07, 2022

Asteroid 2021 WY

The asteroid 2021 WY isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 49 meters to 109 meters.

The asteroid 2021 WY was detected on November 24, 2021. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 411 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 185 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 138 million kilometers.

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

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2021 WY flew past Earth on May 18 at 18:55 at a distance of 6.48 million kilometers at a speed of 9 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2021 WY to our planet will happen on May 13, 2031. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 10.52 million kilometers.

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