Asteroid 2021 VP11 flew past Earth at 0.15 LD

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A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2021 VP11 flew past Earth at a distance of 0.15 LD / 0.00039 AU (58 345 km / 36 250 miles) at 16:12 UTC on November 9, 2021. This is the 129th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the year and the 12th so far this month.

The object was first observed at Mt. Lemmon Survey, Arizona on November 9, 2021.

2021 VP11 belongs to the Apollo group of asteroids and has an estimated diameter between 1.2 and 2.6 m (3.9 – 8.5 feet).

<1LD asteroids in 2021

Asteroid flybys within 1 lunar distance in 2021 (total 129, valid 14:18 UTC, November 13, 2021):

NEO DATE / TIME UTC DISTANCE LD | AU  Diameter (m)
2021 VC7 November 12 @ 07:49 ± 00:02 0.48 | 0.00124 6.1 – 14
2021 VY7 November 11 @ 16:51 ± < 00:01 0.83 | 0.00214 3.7 – 8.3
2021 VU4 November 10 @ 19:46 ± 00:09 0.28 | 0.00072 5.7 – 13
2021 VP11 November 9 @ 16:12 ± 00:01 0.15 | 0.00039 1.2 – 2.6
2021 VD8 November 8 @ 16:44 ± < 00:01 0.32 | 0.00083 2.4 – 5.4
2021 VM3 November 8 @ 16:44 ± < 00:01 0.79 | 0.00204 2.9 – 6.4
2021 VN3 November 8 @ 09:56 ± < 00:01 0.36 | 0.00092 2 – 4.6
2021 VL3 November 8 @ 08:56 ± < 00:01 0.43 | 0.00111 5.6 – 12
2021 VK3 November 7 @ 16:55 ± < 00:01 0.22 | 0.00057 2.2 – 4.9
2021 VS11 November 7 @ 09:54 ± 01:10 0.79 | 0.00204 4.9 – 11
2021 UO7 November 4 @ 23:08 ± < 00:01 0.96 | 0.00247 3.2 – 7.1
2021 VH November 1 @ 10:33 ± 00:05 0.08 | 0.00020 3 – 6.8
2021 UJ6 October 31 @ 00:36 ± < 00:01 0.90 | 0.00231 6 – 13
2021 UW1 October 30 @ 20:28 ± < 00:01 0.99 | 0.00255 16 – 35
2021 UF12 October 29 @ 17:46 ± < 00:01 0.63 | 0.00161 3.7 – 8.3
2021 UT5 October 29 @ 12:50 ± 00:01 0.79 | 0.00204 5.9 – 13
2021 UV5 October 29 @ 01:00 ± 00:03 0.30 | 0.00077 4.8 – 11
2021 UH1 October 27 @ 07:14 ± < 00:01 0.19 | 0.00048 1.3 – 2.8
2021 UA7 October 27 @ 02:32 ± 00:06 0.33 | 0.00086 4.8 – 11
2021 UA1 October 25 @ 03:07 ± < 00:01 0.02 | 0.0000630 1.2 – 2.6
2021 UO1 October 25 @ 01:55 ± < 00:01 0.40 | 0.00102 6.7 – 15
2021 UT October 24 @ 10:49 ± < 00:01 0.39 | 0.00100 3.8 – 8.5
2021 TG14 October 18 @ 00:51 ± < 00:01 0.65 | 0.00167 5.4 – 12
2021 TJ15 October 16 @ 13.38 ± < 00:01 1.00 | 0.00257 5.6 – 13
2021 UL October 16 @ 12:13 ± < 00:01 0.09 | 0.00024 2.3 – 5.2
2021 TM14 October 14 @ 03:59 ± < 00:01 0.38 | 0.00098 6.7 – 15
2021 TE13 October 12 @ 09:53 ± 00:13 0.07 | 0.00018 3.7 – 8.2
2021 TH15 October 11 @ 05:59 ± 00:04 0.82 | 0.00211 4.5 – 10
2021 TT13 October 11 @ 03:17 ± < 00:01 0.14 | 0.00036 2.9 – 6.5
2021 TK11 October 11 @ 01:21 ± < 00:01 0.35 | 0.00091 4.9 – 11
2021 TT1 October 10 @ 03:04 ± < 00:01 0.97 | 0.00251 15 – 34
2021 TQ4 October 6 @ 11:56 ± < 00:01 0.99 | 0.00255 2.8 – 6.2
2021 TG1 October 3 @ 21:41 ± < 00:01 0.76 | 0.00196 6.1 – 14
2021 TV1 October 3 @ 04:05 ± < 00:01 0.42 | 0.00108 6.5 – 14
2021 TX October 1 @ 21:29 ± < 00:01 0.11 | 0.00028 1.5 – 3.4
2021 TT September 30 @ 14:17 ± 00:05 0.34 | 0.00089 7.3 – 16
2021 SQ1 September 27 @ 10:26 ± 00:01 0.43 | 0.00111 4.4 – 9.8
2021 SW1 September 26 @ 21:07 ± 00:11 0.71 | 0.00182 2.9 – 6.4
2021 SQ September 20 @ 14:53 ± < 00:01 0.72 | 0.00184 5.4 – 12
2021 SP September 17 @ 11:50 ± < 00:01 0.04 | 9.43e-5 3.7 – 8.3
2021 SG September 16 @ 20:28 ± < 00:01 0.64 | 0.00164 42 – 94
2021 RF16 September 16 @ 09:19 ± < 00:01 0.83 | 0.00213 4.3 – 9.6
2021 RR5 September 12 @ 17:44 ± 00:01 0.20 | 0.00053 5.3 – 12
2021 RG12 September 11 @ 18:47 ± < 00:01 0.84 | 0.00217 3.9 – 8.6
2021 RG6 September 11 @ 15:31 ± < 00:01 0.22 | 0.00057 4.4 – 9.8
2021 RB6 September 9 @ 16:16 ± < 00:01 0.67 | 0.00172 6.6 – 15
2021 RQ2 September 9 @ 00:44 ± < 00:01 0.49 | 0.00126 3.4 – 7.6
2021 RS5 September 8 @ 15:14± < 00:01 0.36 | 0.00092 5.7 – 13
2021 RP2 September 8 @ 13:50 ± < 00:01 0.31 | 0.00080 2.3 – 5.2
2021 RS2 September 8 @ 07:28 ± 00:04 0.06 | 0.00015 2.3 – 5.1
2021 RT4 September 8 @ 09:31 ± 00:08 0.69 | 0.00177 6.9 – 15
2021 RJ1 September 2 @ 07:45 ± < 00:07 0.99 | 0.00254 8.5 – 19
2021 QV3 August 28 @ 23:43 ± 00:05 0.33 | 0.00085 2.4 – 5.3
2021 QD1 August 27 @ 20:52 ± < 00:01 0.80 | 0.00204 4.8 – 11
2021 PA17 August 14 @ 14:11 ± 00:04 0.17 | 0.00045 7 – 16
2021 PK4 August 6 @ 20:06 ± 00:02 0.62 | 0.00159 6.2 – 14
2021 PY4 August 5 @ 10:42 ± 00:04 0.73 | 0.00187 13 – 29
2021 PC August 2 @ 12:42 ± < 00:01 0.43 | 0.00110 12 – 26
2021 OD1 July 31 @ 12:16 ± < 00:01 0.66 | 0.00170 5.7 – 13
2021 OV July 20 @ 14:51 01:00 0.46 | 0.00119 7.7 – 17
2021 NU3 July 8 @ 07:19 ± < 00:01  0.46 | 0.00119 5 – 11
2021 NA July 3 @ 04:57 ± < 00:01 0.17 | 0.00044 5.3 – 12
2021 ME June 17 @ 00:25 ± < 00:01 0.82 | 0.00212 4.2 – 9.3
2021 MU June 15 @ 09:43 ± < 00:01 0.43 | 0.00111 9.6 – 22
2021 LO2 June 13 @ 16:16 ± 00:02 0.58 | 0.00148 6.6 – 15
2021 LG5 June 12 @ 22:19 ± < 00:01 0.41 | 0.00106 4.8 – 11
2021 LX1 June 4 @ 04:31 ± 00:02 0.42 | 0.00107 9.6 – 22
2021 KT2 June 1 @ 22:44 ± 00:02 0.76 | 0.00195 5.6 – 13
2021 KQ2 May 31 @ 05:43 ± < 00:01 0.46 | 0.00119 2.7 – 6.1
2021 KN2 May 31 @ 02:14 ± < 00:01 0.38 | 0.00097 5 – 11
2021 KO2 May 30 @ 04:01 ± < 00:01 0.96 | 0.00248 6.6 – 15
2021 LV May 27 @ 13:19 ± 00:16 0.73 | 0.00187 7.3 – 16
2021 JU6 May 14 @ 15:01 ± < 00:01 0.17 | 0.00044 8.9 – 20
2021 JB6 May 13 @ 22:55 ± < 00:01 0.27 | 0.00071 4.7 – 10
2021 JQ2 May 8 @ 10:47 ± < 00:01 0.17 | 0.00045 2.7 – 6
2021 JS1 May 6 @ 07:38 ± < 00:01 0.29 | 0.00074 5.4 – 12
2021 JV May 4 @ 21:29 ± < 00:01 0.36 | 0.00094 8.8 – 20
2021 JW May 2 @ 14:20 ± 00:05 0.68 | 0.00173 8.2 – 18
2021 HN April 19 @ 07:53 ± < 00:01 0.66 | 0.00170 11 – 25
2021 HE1 April 17 @ 08:01 ± < 00:01 0.59 | 0.00153 4.4 – 9.8
2021 GN10 April 15 @ 22:30 ± < 00:01 0.75 | 0.00192 5.6 – 13
2021 GF10 April 15 @ 09:29 ± < 00:01 0.30 | 0.00077 6.2 – 14
2021 HC1 April 15 @ 04:44 ± < 00:01 0.60 | 0.00155 6.4 – 14
2021 GW16 April 14 @ 21:54 ± < 00:02 0.08 | 0.00020 2.6 – 5.8
2021 GQ10 April 14 @ 05:29 ± < 00:01 0.45 | 0.00116 13 – 28
2021 GC8 April 13 @ 22:05 ± < 00:01 0.57 | 0.00146 2 – 4.5
2021 GC13 April 13 @ 02:36 ± < 00:01 0.89 | 0.00228 4 – 9
2021 GW4 April 12 @ 13:01 ± 00:02 0.07 | 0.00018 3.5 – 7.7
2021 GQ5 April 11 @ 07:41 ± < 00:01 0.97 | 0.00249 5 – 11
2021 GT3 April 10 @ 21:34 ± < 00:01 0.67 | 0.00171 14 – 32
2021 GL16 April 9 @ 00:52 + 00:03 0.96 | 0.00246 15 – 34
2021 GV4 April 8 @ 06:48 ± < 00:01 0.82 | 0.00212 4.3 – 9.6
2021 GZ7 April 5 @ 18:39 ± < 00:01 0.49 | 0.00126 4.4 – 9.8
2021 GS April 5 @ 09:06 ± < 00:01 0.65 | 0.00167 4.8 – 11
2021 GV April 5 @ 17:23 ± < 00:01 0.87 | 0.00224 3.9 – 8.6
2021 GE2 April 3 @ 07:55 ± < 00:01 0.62 | 0.00160 4.2 – 9.3
2021 FP2 March 23 @ 22:35 ± < 00:01 0.84 | 0.00216 2.5 – 5.7
2021 FH March 23 @ 16:51 ± 00:05 0.61 | 0.00157 12 – 28
2021 FO1 March 23 @ 03:05 ± 00:05 0.84 | 0.00215 3.4 – 7.6
2021 FF2 March 21 @ 12:10 ± < 00:01 0.83 | 0.00213 6.4 – 14
2021 FM2 March 20 @ 21:46 ± 00:08 0.22 | 0.00056 2.5 – 5.7
2021 EQ3 March 16 @ 04:48 ± 00:46 0.72 | 0.00186 17 – 38
2021 EP4 March 15 @ 18:09 ± < 00:01 0.97 | 0.00248 3.7 – 8.4
2021 EN4 March 15 @ 03:59 ± < 00:01 0.18 | 0.00047 3.8 – 8.4
2021 EG3 March 9 @ 23:43 ± < 00:01 0.38 | 0.00098 3.8 – 8.4
2021 EF1 March 8 @ 04:46 ± < 00:01 0.73 | 0.00187 3 – 6.6
2021 EA  March 1 @ 15:11 ± < 00:01 0.24 | 0.00063 6.7 – 15
2021 DA2 February 21 @ 13:04 ± < 00:01 0.51 | 0.00132 3.9 – 8.8
2021 DG February 18 @ 14:21 ± < 00:01 0.43 | 0.00111 2.4 – 5.4
2021 DN1 February 18 @ 03:18 ± < 00:01 0.88 | 0.00226 6.3 – 14
2021 CW7 February 14 @ 16:14 ± < 00:01 0.07 | 0.00019 1.7 – 3.8
2021 CS6 February 14 @ 12:09 ± < 00:01 0.39 | 0.00100 7.4 – 17
2021 CA6  February 13 @ 15:58 ± < 00:01 0.43 | ​0.00111 5.5 – 12
2021 CC7 February 12 @ 20:27 ± < 00:01 0.84 | 0.00217 3 – 6.7
2021 CC6 February 12 @ 10:59 ± < 00:01 0.44 | 0.00113 2.5 – 5.6
2021 CQ5 February 11 @ 22:35 ± < 00:01 0.46 | ​0.00119 5.3 – 12
2021 CO February 11 @ 15:18 ± 00:46 0.94 | 0.00242 24 – 53
2021 CZ3 February 9 @ 01:50 ± < 00:01 0.06 | 0.00015 1.7 – 3.8
2021 CV February 4 @ 05:44 ± 00:02 0.52 | 0.00135 4.4 – 9.9
2021 SO February 2 @ 21:39 ± < 00:01 0.59 | 0.00151 6.6 – 15
2021 BO1 January 20 @ 02:17 ± < 00:01 0.65 | 0.00168 4 – 9
2021 BO January 18 @ 08:09 ± < 00:01 0.06 | 0.00016 0.7 – 1.6
2021 BV1 January 18 @ 01:14 ± < 00:01 0.62 | 0.00161 6.6 – 15
2021 BK January 18 @ 01:16 ± < 00:01 0.29 | 0.00075 2.3 – 5.2
2021 BR2 January 16 @ 02:25 ± 00:19 0.19 | 0.00049 1.8 – 4.1
2021 AS2 January 9 @ 09:39 ± 00:11 0.28 | 0.00072 3.3 – 7.5
2021 AH8 January 4 @ 19:22 ± 00:05 0.14 | 0.00035 3.2 – 7.3
2021 AH January 3 @ 23:37 ± < 00:01 0.13 | 0.00033 5.4 – 12
2021 AA January 1 @ 13:16 ± 00:01 0.62 | 0.00159 11 – 24

<1LD asteroids in 2020

Asteroid flybys within 1 lunar distance in 2020 (total 107, valid 13:21 UTC, January 3, 2021):

NEO DATE / TIME UTC DISTANCE LD | AU  Diameter (m)
2020 YS4 December 28 @ 22:27 ± < 00:01 0.25 | 0.00064 7.7 – 17
2020 YJ2 December 21 @ 04:57 ± < 00:01 0.89 | 0.00229 9.4 – 21
2020 YS2 December 20 @ 06:04 ± 00:03 0.23 | 0.00058 1.7 – 3.8
2020 YR2 December 19 @ 19:36 ± 00:05 0.45 | 0.00115 5.4 – 12
2020 XX3 December 18 @ 06:47 ± 00:56 0.15 | 0.00038 5.1 – 11
2020 XF4 December 16 @ 11:17 ± 00:02 0.89 | 0.00229 8.8 – 20
2020 XG2 December 7 @ 19:15 ± 00:02 0.13 | 0.00033 7 – 16
2020 XK1 December 7 @ 16:15 ± 00:02 0.05 | 0.00014 2 – 4.4
2020 VZ6 December 3 @ 10:06 ± < 00:01 0.94 | 0.00233 25 – 57
2020 XF December 3 @ 09:00 ± < 00:01 0.23 | 0.00059 12 – 28
2020 XE1 December 3 @ 08:23 ± 00:03 0.85 | 0.00218 12 – 27
2020 XE December 1 @ 12:24 ± 00:10 0.77 | 0.00199 16 – 35
2020 SO*** December 1 @ 08:47 ± < 00:01 0.13 | 0.00034 4.9 – 11
2020 XC November 30 @ 10:16 ± 00:02 0.32 | 0.00081 4.2 – 9.4
2020 WF5 November 26 @ 08:16 ± < 00:01 0.52 | 0.00135 7.5 – 17
 2020 WG5 November 26 @ 02:36 ± < 00:01 0.94 | 0.00242 7.7 – 17
2020 WY4 November 24 @ 03:19 ± 00:04 0.29 | 0.00075 4.4 – 9.9
2020 VH5 November 13 @ 19:46 ± < 00:01 0.66 | 0.00169 3.9 – 8.6
2020 VT4 November 13 @ 17:20 ± 00:03 0.02 | 0.0000451* 4.9 – 11
2020 VP1 November 11 @ 06:59 ± 00:09 0.48 | 0.00123 7.9 – 17
2020 VR1 November 9 @ 17:51 ± < 00:01 0.99 | 0.00254 4.4 – 9.8
2020 VO1 November 6 @ 23:48 ± 00:02 0.45 | 0.00116 6.7 – 15
2020 VW November 2 @ 09:05 ± 00:42 0.58 | 0.00148 5.4 – 12
2020 UF3 October 22 @ 15:53 ± < 00:01 0.11 | 0.00029 5.7 – 13
2020 UO3 October 22 @ 15:53 ± < 00:01 0.91 | 0.00234 6.2 – 14
2020 UY October 21 @ 04:24 ± 00:01 0.91 | 0.00235 4.3 – 9.6
2020 UA October 21 @ 02:00 ± < 00:01 0.12 | 0.00030 5.6 – 12
2020 TF6 October 19 @ 19:24 ± < 00:01 0.40 | 0.00103 8.1 – 18
2020 UX October 19 @ 06:56 ± 00:18 0.49 | 0.00126 1.6 – 3.6
2020 TE6 October 18 @ 19:19 ± < 00:01 0.60 | 0.00154 8.4 – 19
2020 TG6 October 17 @ 18:03 ± < 00:01 0.36 | 0.00093 4.1 – 9.2
2020 UE October 15 @ 08:55 ± < 00:01 0.71 | 0.00182 21 – 46
2020 TK7 October 14 @ 16:00 ± < 00:01 0.20 | 0.00050 3.2 – 7.2
2020 TD7 October 14 @ 16:00 ± 00:01 0.88 | 0.00227 11 – 26
2020 TS1 October 12 @ 10:57 ± < 00:01 0.66 | 0.00170 4 – 9
2020 TE5 October 9 @ 18:18 ± 00:05 0.15 | 0.00038 4.2 – 9.3
2020 TA October 1 @ 11:06 ± 00:02 0.57 | 0.00147 21 – 47
2020 SQ4 September 26 @ 18:05 ± < 00:01 0.92 | 0.00236 4.5 – 10
2020 SN5 September 24 @ 12:47 ± < 00:01 0.53 | 0.00135 6.1 -14
2020 SW September 24 @ 11:13 ± < 00:01 0.07 | 0.00019 4.3 – 9.7
2020 SG6 September 23 @ 12:45  ± < 00:04 0.58 | 0.00149 3.7 – 8.3
2020 SZ2 September 19 @ 04:16 ± < 00:01 0.95 | 0.00245 3.5 – 7.9
2020 RZ6 September 17 @ 18:23 ± < 00:01 0.88 | 0.00227 12 – 27
2020 RD4 September 14 @ 20:33 ± < 00:01 0.28 | 0.00071 2.9 – 6.5
2020 RF3 September 14 @ 06:49 ± 00:01 0.24 | 0.00063 5.3 – 12
2020 SP September 13 @ 00:57 ± 00:02 0.86 | 0.00222 9.9 – 22
2020 RG10 September 10 @ 11:33 ± 00:02 0.35 | 0.00091 4.3 – 9.7
2020 RE5 September 9 @ 16:50 ± 00:03 0.64 | 0.00164 4.1 – 9.2
2011 ES4 September 1 @ 16:12 ± < 00:01 0.32 | 0.00081 22 – 49
2020 QR5 August 23 @ 04:20  ± < 00:01 0.83 | 0.00214 9.1 – 20
2020 QQ4 August 22 @ 23:18 ± < 00:01 0.80 | 0.00206 4.6 – 10
2020 QN4 August 21 @ 04:23 ± < 00:01 0.71 | 0.00182 5 – 11
2020 QY2 August 20 @ 23:50 ± < 00:01 0.17 | 0.00044 1.6 – 3.6
2020 PY2 August 20 @ 21:29 ± < 00:01 0.91 | 0.00234 12 – 27
2020 QF2 August 18 @ 01:41 ± < 00:01 0.55 | 0.00140 7.1 – 16
2020 QG August 16 @ 04:09 ± < 00:01 0.02 | 0.0000623** 2.9 – 6.4
2020 PW2 August 14 @ 04:25 ± < 00:01 0.73 | 0.00187 4.9 – 11
2020 QJ5 August 12 @ 14:59 ± < 00:01 0.77 | 0.00197 12 – 26
2020 PX5 August 11 @ 08:45 ± < 00:01 0.59 | 0.00153 3.2 – 7.2
2020 PA August 1 @ 01:56 ± < 00:01 0.15 | 0.00039 4.6 – 10
2020 OY4 July 28 @ 05:32  ± < 00:01 0.11 | 0.00028 2.3 – 5.2
2020 NB July 5 @ 21:21 ± < 00:01 0.46 | 0.00119 15 – 33
2020 ML2 June 13 @ 04:45 ± < 00:01 0.93 | 0.00238 6.7 – 15
2020 LD June 5 @ 08:25 ± 00:05  0.80 | 0.00205 89 – 200
2020 KC5 May 29 @ 20:46 ± < 00:01 0.97 | 0.00248 9.1 – 20
2020 KJ4 May 28 @ 13:21 ± < 00:01 0.37 | ​0.00096 2.8 – 6.2
2020 KF5 May 28 @ 12:47 ± < 00:08 0.64 | 0.00165 3.5 – 7.8
2020 JN May 5 @ 03:22 ± < 00:01 0.65 | ​0.00167 9 – 20
2020 JJ May 4 @ 12:05 ± < 00:01 0.03 | 0.0000896 2.7 – 6
2020 JA May 3 @ 20:01 ± < 00:01 0.62 | 0.00160 9.6 – 22
2020 JG April 30 @ 19:38 ± < 00:02 0.56 | 0.00143 18 – 41
2020 HS7 April 28 @ 18:51 ± < 00:01 0.11 | 0.00029 4 – 8.9
2020 HP6 April 27 @ 14:40 ± < 00:01 0.33 | 0.00084 6.7 – 15
2020 HT8 April 26 @ 13:33 ± 00:01 0.38 | 0.00099 5.8 – 13
2020 HX3 April 24 @ 19:38 ± < 00:01 0.66 | 0.00169 11 – 24
2020 HU7 April 22 @ 20:19 ± < 00:01 0.34 | 0.00087 3.1 – 7
2020 HF5 April 22 @ 16:41 ± < 00:01 0.38 | 0.00098  12 – 27
2020 HM6 April 22 @ 05:51 ± 00:05 0.42 | 0.00109 13 – 28
2020 GH2 April 15 @ 12:45 ± 00:50 0.93 | 0.00240 13 – 30
2020 HO April 15 @ 10:06 ± 00:01  0.75 | 0.00193 4.6 – 10
2020 GY1 April 5 @ 07:37 ± < 00:01 0.21 | 0.00054 13 – 28
2020 GH April 3 @ 22:04 ± < 00:01 0.33 | 0.00084 4.1 – 9.2
2020 GO1 April 1 @ 19:09 ± < 00:01 0.18 | 0.00046 7.9 – 18
2020 FB7 March 31 @ 16:17 ± < 00:01 0.20 | 0.00052 16 -36
2020 FJ4 March 25 @ 13:42 ± < 00:01 0.67 | 0.00172 3.4 – 7.6
2020 FL2 March 22 @ 20:32 ± < 00:01 0.38 | 0.00099 15 – 33
2020 FG4 March 19 @ 00:51 ± 00:01 0.49 | 0.00126 10 – 23
2020 FD March 18 @ 04:05 ± < 00:01 0.67 | 0.00171 7.8 – 17
2020 FD2 March 18 @ 20:17 ± 00:31 0.85 | 0.00219 20 – 44
2020 DR4 February 24 @ 20:30 ± 00:03 0.24 | 0.00062 3 – 6.8
2020 DW February 18 @ 17:02 ± < 00:01 0.63 | 0.00161 2.3 – 5.1
2020 DA1 February 18 @ 10:32 ± < 00:01 0.50 | 0.00129 3.1 – 6.8
2020 CQ2 February 14 @ 02:19 ± < 00:01 0.39 | 0.00099 5 – 11
2020 CD3 February 13 @ 16:20 ± < 00:01 0.12 | 0.00031 1.2 – 2.7
2020 DU February 13 @ 13:22 ± 00:06 0.85 | 0.00217 4.9 – 11
2020 CQ1 February 4 @ 11:16 ± 00:02 0.17 | 0.00043 4.6 – 10
2020 BT14 February 3 @ 08:19 ± < 00:01 0.49 | 0.00126​ 7.9 – 18
2020 CA February 2 @ 15:49 ± 00:02 0.57 | 0.00147​ 3.2 – 7.2
2020 CW February 1 @ 12:50 ± < 00:01  0.04 | 0.00011 0.83 – 1.9
2020 CJ January 31 @ 19:03 ± < 00:01  0.92 | 0.00236 11 – 24
2020 CZ January 31 @ 03:51 ± 00:48 0.82 | 0.00210 3.7 – 8.2
2020 BZ13 January 29 @ 01:18 ± < 00:01 0.28 | 0.00071 2.9 – 6.5
2020 BA15 January 28 @ 18:03 ± 00:02 0.98 | ​0.00251 8.9 – 20
2020 BA13 January 27 @ 16:56 ± < 00:01  0.51 | ​0.00132 4.7 – 11
2020 BH6 January 25 @ 05:11 ± < 00:01 0.18 | ​0.00047 5.2 – 12
2020 BB5 January 22 @ 00:20 ± 00:20 0.69 | 0.00177 3.3 – 7.4
2020 BK3 January 20 @ 20:51 ± 00:05 0.78 | 0.00200 11 – 25
2020 AP1 January 2 @ 15:33  ± 00:02 0.85 | 0.00218 3.2 – 7.2

*Currently closest asteroid flyby on record

**2nd closest asteroid flyby on record

***Turned out to be a rocket booster (source)

<1LD asteroids in 2019

Asteroids detected within 1 lunar distance in 2019 (total 77):

NEO DATE / TIME UTC DISTANCE LD | AU  Diameter (m)
2019 YV4 December 25 @ 21:41 ± 11:01 0.98 | 0.00251 9.3 – 21
2019 YU2 December 23 @ 19:28 ± < 00:01 0.26 | 0.00066 8.9 – 20
2019 YS December 18 @ 15:12 ± < 00:01 0.17 | 0.00044 1.3 – 3
2019 YB December 18 @ 00:12 ± 00:03  0.44 | 0.00113 3.1 – 7
2019 WJ4 November 30 @ 20:05 ± < 00:01 0.85 | 0.00219 5.5 – 12
2019 WG2 November 23 @ 08:44 ± < 00:01 0.47 | 0.00121 26 – 59
2019 WV1 November 19 @ 23:45 ± 03:13 0.72 | ​0.00186 6.3 – 14
2019 WH November 19 @ 08:01 ± < 00:01 0.22 | ​0.00057 16 – 36
2019 VF5 November 9 @ 23:16 ± < 00:01 0.49 | 0.00127 8.3 – 19
2019 VB5 November 9 @ 17:29 ± < 00:01 0.38 | 0.00097 1.2 – 2.7
2019 VS4 November 6 @ 16:28 ± < 00:01 0.36 | 0.00093 9.3 – 21
2019 VR November 4 @ 10:35 ± < 00:01 0.35 | 0.00091 6.5 – 14
2019 VD November 4 @ 09:55 ± 00:01 0.45 | 0.00116 8.7 – 19
2019 VA November 2 @ 17:41 ± 00:12  0.28 | 0.00072 5.6 – 12
2019 UG11 November 1 @ 20:42 ± 00:02 0.55 | 0.00140 13 – 29
2019 UN13 October 31 @ 14:45 ± < 00:01 0.03 | 8.43e-5 1 – 2.2
2019 UB8 October 29 @ 06:30 ± 00:03 0.50 | 0.00127 4 – 8.9
2019 UD10 October 27 @ 10:08 ± 00:02 0.44 | 0.00112 6.3 – 14
2019 UX12 October 26 @ 03:08 ± 00:04 0.99 | 0.00255 4.9 – 11
2019 UO8 October 25 @ 13:30 ± 00:01 0.41 | 0.00105 3.1 – 6.9
2019 UN8 October 23 @ 16:41 ± 00:17 0.93 | 0.00235  3.1 – 6.9
2019 UL3 October 19 @ 22:23 ± 00:08 0.77 | 0.00199 6 – 13
2019 UG October 18 @ 09:23 ± < 00:01 0.84 | 0.00215 6.8 – 15
2019 UU1 October 18 @ 06:23 ± < 00:01 0.59 | 0.00150 2.1 – 5.1
2019 TN5 October 5 @ 22:38 ± < 00:01 0.32 | 0.00083 5.5 – 12
2019 SP3 October 3 @ 06:36 ± 00:34 0.97 | 0.00248 13 – 30
2019 SM8 October 1 @ 13:56 ± < 00:01  0.41 | ​0.00106 3.8 – 8.6
2019 TD September 29 @ 18:50 ± 00:13 0.34 | ​0.00087 4.1 – 9.1
2019 TE September 28 @ 20:31 ± 01:31 0.93 | 0.00238 6.8 – 15
2019 SX8 September 28 @ 07:49 ± 00:38 0.99 | 0.00255 4.6 – 10
2019 SS3 September 22 @ 22:48 ± 00:21 0.73 | 0.00188 15 – 34
2019 SS2 September 21 @ 07:12 ± 00:02 0.30 | ​0.00077 2 – 4.4
2019 SD1 September 21 @ 06:46 ± < 00:01  0.73 | 0.00187 5.5 – 12
2019 SU2 September 21 @ 02:48 ± 00:05 0.19 | 0.00048 2.7 – 6.1
2019 SJ September 16 @ 18:55 ± 00:03 0.64 | 0.00163 8.6 – 19
2019 RC1 September 7 @ 10:48 ± 00:04 0.48 | ​0.00123 4.5 – 10
2019 RP1 September 5 @ 22:04 ± < 00:01  0.10 | ​0.00025 7.4 – 17
2019 RQ September 2 @ 16:45 ± < 00:01  0.29 | ​0.00074 2.1 – 4.6
2019 QQ3 August 26 @ 15:14 ± 00:01 0.25 | 0.00064 3.7 – 8.2
2019 QR8 August 26 @ 08:51 ± 01:08 0.80 | 0.00207 6.6 – 15
2019 QD August 22 @ 01:28 ± < 00:08  0.78 | 0.00200 4.7 – 11
2019 QH2 August 20 @ 18:12 ± 00:08 0.13 | 0.00033 2.2 – 5
2019 QB1 August 20 @ 11:55 ± 00:08 0.32 | 0.00082 9.3 – 21
2019 ON3 July 29 @ 01:19 ±  00:14 0.56 | 0.00143 7.4 – 16
2019 OD3 July 28 @ 02:56 ± < 00:01 0.49 | 0.00126 11 – 25
2019 OK July 25 @ 01:22 ± < 00:04 0.19 | ​0.00048 57 – 130
2019 OD July 24 @ 13:31 ± 00:04 0.93 | ​0.00239 54 – 120
2019 NN3 July 10 @ 16:29 ± < 00:01 0.83 | 0.00214 35 – 77
2019 NF7 July 9 @ 12:07 ± < 00:01  0.98 | 0.00253 6.4 – 14
2019 MB4 July 9 @ 07:20 ± < 00:01 0.82 | 0.00211 17 – 38
2019 NK1 July 2 @ 09:48 ± 00:05 0.69 | 0.00177 2.9 – 6.5
2019 LW4 June 8 @ 17:04 ± < 00:01 0.65 | ​​0.00166 9.3 – 21
2019 LY4 June 6 @ 01:30 ± < 00:01 0.22 | ​​0.00056 7.3 – 16
2019 KT May 28 @ 03:48 ± < 00:01 0.85 | ​0.00217 13 – 29
2019 JH2 May 16 @ 00:06 ± < 00:01 0.19 | ​0.00048 3.1 – 7
2019 JY2 May 5 @ 17:12 ± < 00:01 0.38 | 0.00098 3.3 – 7.3
2019 JX1 May 2 @ 12:39 ± 00:02 0.47 | 0.00120 3.8 – 8.6
2019 JK April 30 @ 08:12 UTC ± 00:01 0.69 | 0.00178 7.1 – 16
2019 HE April 20 @ 21:12 ± < 00:01 0.58 | 0.00149 13 – 30
2019 GC6 April 18 @ 06:39 ± 00:29 0.57 | 0.00147 13 – 28
2019 GN20 April 12 @ 07:06 ± < 00:01 0.98 | 0.00253 14 – 31
2019 FP21 March 31 @ 19:00  ±  07:46 0.93 | 0.00238 3 – 6.6
2019 FV1 March 31 @ 05:27 ± < 00:01 0.87 | 0.00223 4.6 – 10
2019 FC1 March 28 @ 05:46 ± < 00:01 0.27 | 0.00069 20 – 45
2019 FQ March 23 @ 18:17 UTC ± < 00:01 0.86 | 0.00220 10 – 23
2019 EA2 March 22 @ 01:53 UTC ± 00:02 0.80 | 0.00205 18 – 40
2019 FA March 16 @ 01:14 UTC ± < 00:01 0.60 | 0.00154 4.9 – 11
2019 EN2 March 13 @ 23:38 UTC ± < 00:01 0.86 | 0.00221 8 – 18
2019 EH1 March 1 @ 17:38 UTC ± < 00:01 0.06 | 0.00016 2.5 – 5.7
2019 DF February 26 @ 21:21 UTC  ± 00:09 0.47 | 0.00120 3.0 – 6.7
2019 DG2 Febraury 26 @ 07:39 UTC ± 07:39 0.61 | 0.00158 5.4 – 12
2019 CN5 February 11 @ 07:23 UTC ± 00:03 0.31 | 0.00079 7.3 – 16
2019 BZ3 January 27 @ 23:29 ± < 00:01 0.13 | 0.00032  4.8 – 11
2019 BV1 January 24 @ 20:53 ± < 00:01 0.35 | 0.00090  4.8 – 11
2019 BO January 16 @ 01:13 ± 00:02 0.18 | 0.00046  6.3 – 14
2019 AE9 January 12 @ 11:09 ± < 00:01 0.26 | 0.00067  9.9 – 22
2019 AS5 January 8 @ 00:37 ± < 00:01 0.04 | 0.00010  0.92 – 2.1

<1LD asteroid charts

Asteroids within 1 LD 2018 – 2021

References:

Asteroid 2021 VP11 at Minor Planet Center; at CNEOS

Featured image credit: Minor Planet Center

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