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Last update on February 02, 2022

Asteroid 2022 BU6

The asteroid 2022 BU6 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 17 meters to 38 meters.

The asteroid 2022 BU6 was opened on January 31, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 336 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2022 BU6 orbits is 189 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 94 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2022 BU6 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2022 BU6 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 BU6 flew past Earth on February 11 at 09:34 at a distance of 7.98 million kilometers at a speed of 9 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2022 BU6 to our planet will happen on February 10, 2034. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 7.45 million kilometers.

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