Last update on November 22, 2022

Asteroid 2022 WX3

The asteroid 2022 WX3 isn't potential hazard near-Earth object. Its size is estimated in the range from 18 meters to 39 meters.

The asteroid 2022 WX3 was detected on November 20, 2022. This near-Earth object belongs to the Aten group.

It makes one orbit around the Sun in 324 days. The aphelion (farthest point from the Sun) of the asteroid 2022 WX3 orbits is 169 million kilometers, and the perihelion (nearest point to the Sun) is 107 million kilometers.

The distance of the asteroid 2022 WX3 from Earth is currently --.-- million kilometers, equivalent to --.-- astronomical units. Light takes -- minutes and -- seconds to travel from the asteroid 2022 WX3 and arrive to us.

Approach to Earth

This year, the asteroid 2022 WX3 flew past Earth on November 21 at 13:29 at a distance of 9.73 million kilometers at a speed of 6 kilometers per second.

The next close approach of asteroid 2022 WX3 to our planet will happen on November 29, 2030. On that day, its distance to Earth will be 11.72 million kilometers.

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The asteroid 2022 WX3

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