Last update on January 13, 2022

Asteroid 2022 AO6

The asteroid 2022 AO6 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 24 meters to 53 meters.

The asteroid 2022 AO6 was discovered on January 12, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 673 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 303 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 147 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2022 AO6 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2022 AO6 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 AO6 flew past Earth on January 12 at 16:49 at a distance of 438 thousand kilometers at a speed of 7 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2022 AO6 to our planet will happen on December 25, 2056. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 10.19 million kilometers.

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