Last update on August 28, 2022

Asteroid 2022 QM6

The asteroid 2022 QM6 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 51 meters to 115 meters.

The asteroid 2022 QM6 was discovered on August 26, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 303 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2022 QM6 orbits is 155 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 109 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 QM6 will pass past Earth on October 16 at 21:58 at a distance of 7.56 million kilometers at a speed of 4 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2022 QM6 to our planet will happen on October 18, 2027. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 13.81 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2022 QM6

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