Last update on January 23, 2022

Asteroid 2022 BJ

The asteroid 2022 BJ is potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 136 meters to 303 meters.

The asteroid 2022 BJ was detected on January 20, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 1352 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2022 BJ orbits is 645 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 71 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 BJ flew past Earth on January 17 at 23:09 at a distance of 7.89 million kilometers at a speed of 24 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2022 BJ to our planet will happen on July 04, 2025. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 8.03 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2022 BJ

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