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Last update on May 24, 2022

Asteroid 2022 KU1

The asteroid 2022 KU1 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 18 meters to 40 meters.

The asteroid 2022 KU1 was opened on April 29, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Amor group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 682 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2022 KU1 orbits is 299 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 155 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2022 KU1 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2022 KU1 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 KU1 flew past Earth on May 19 at 20:39 at a distance of 6.34 million kilometers at a speed of 6 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2022 KU1 to our planet will happen on May 26, 2093. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 8.3 million kilometers.

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