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Last update on August 24, 2022

Asteroid 2022 QU3

The asteroid 2022 QU3 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 11 meters to 25 meters.

The asteroid 2022 QU3 was detected on August 23, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 227 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2022 QU3 orbits is 157 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 61 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2022 QU3 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2022 QU3 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 QU3 flew past Earth on August 21 at 01:24 at a distance of 1.85 million kilometers at a speed of 9 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2022 QU3 to our planet will happen on September 25, 2027. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 6.98 million kilometers.

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