Last update on November 21, 2022

Asteroid 2022 WR2

The asteroid 2022 WR2 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 12 meters to 27 meters.

The asteroid 2022 WR2 was detected on November 20, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 355 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2022 WR2 orbits is 160 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 134 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2022 WR2 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2022 WR2 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 WR2 flew past Earth on November 23 at 06:54 at a distance of 3.56 million kilometers at a speed of 8 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2022 WR2 to our planet will happen on May 24, 2054. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 10.77 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2022 WR2

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