Last update on January 06, 2022

Asteroid 2021 XS4

The asteroid 2021 XS4 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 17 meters to 38 meters.

The asteroid 2021 XS4 was opened on December 08, 2021. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 364 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 177 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 121 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2021 XS4 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2021 XS4 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2021 XS4 will pass past Earth on December 14 at 04:09 at a distance of 5.55 million kilometers at a speed of 10 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2021 XS4 to our planet will happen on December 14, 2023. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 8.44 million kilometers.

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