Last update on January 06, 2022

Asteroid 2021 YQ

The asteroid 2021 YQ isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 46 meters to 103 meters.

The asteroid 2021 YQ was detected on December 01, 2021. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 926 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2021 YQ orbits is 440 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 117 million kilometers.

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

Approach to Earth

The asteroid 2021 YQ will not approach this year.

Last time its flew past our planet on January 05, 2022 at a distance of 2.14 million kilometers. The next close approach of asteroid 2021 YQ to our planet will happen on May 26, 2032. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 16.18 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2021 YQ

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