Last update on November 16, 2022

Asteroid 2022 WA

The asteroid 2022 WA isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 12 meters to 26 meters.

The asteroid 2022 WA was discovered on November 16, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 466 days. At this time, the asteroid moves away from the Sun at a maximum distance of 266 million kilometers and approaches it at a minimum distance of 86 million kilometers.

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

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 WA flew past Earth on November 18 at 01:43 at a distance of 500 thousand kilometers at a speed of 16 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2022 WA to our planet will happen on November 13, 2045. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 13.81 million kilometers.

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