Last update on November 20, 2022

Asteroid 2022 WA2

The asteroid 2022 WA2 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 13 meters to 30 meters.

The asteroid 2022 WA2 was discovered on November 19, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Apollo group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 579 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2022 WA2 orbits is 283 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 124 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2022 WA2 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2022 WA2 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 WA2 flew past Earth on November 25 at 02:23 at a distance of 1.49 million kilometers at a speed of 10 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2022 WA2 to our planet will happen on April 11, 2034. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 13.7 million kilometers.

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