Last update on January 14, 2022

Asteroid 2022 AY6

The asteroid 2022 AY6 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 15 meters to 33 meters.

The asteroid 2022 AY6 was discovered on January 13, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 1112 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2022 AY6 orbits is 548 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 81 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2022 AY6 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2022 AY6 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 AY6 flew past Earth on January 17 at 17:56 at a distance of 490 thousand kilometers at a speed of 23 kilometers per second.

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The asteroid 2022 AY6

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