Last update on November 18, 2022

Asteroid 2022 WF1

The asteroid 2022 WF1 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 34 meters to 77 meters.

The asteroid 2022 WF1 was discovered on November 17, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 566 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2022 WF1 orbits is 283 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 117 million kilometers.

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Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 WF1 flew past Earth on November 11 at 15:42 at a distance of 6.86 million kilometers at a speed of 13 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2022 WF1 to our planet will happen on November 12, 2070. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 8.4 million kilometers.

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