Last update on September 01, 2022

Asteroid 2022 QP31

The asteroid 2022 QP31 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 13 meters to 29 meters.

The asteroid 2022 QP31 was discovered on August 31, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 350 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2022 QP31 orbits is 170 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 121 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 QP31 flew past Earth on August 27 at 18:37 at a distance of 1.95 million kilometers at a speed of 5 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2022 QP31 to our planet will happen on January 19, 2025. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 9.02 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2022 QP31

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