Last update on January 06, 2022

Asteroid 2021 YX

The asteroid 2021 YX isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 26 meters to 57 meters.

The asteroid 2021 YX was discovered on December 27, 2021. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 959 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2021 YX orbits is 436 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 133 million kilometers.

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

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2021 YX flew past Earth on January 05 at 02:02 at a distance of 3.84 million kilometers at a speed of 12 kilometers per second.

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The asteroid 2021 YX

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