Asteroid 2022 AU flew past Earth at 0.83 LD

Asteroid 2022 AU flew past Earth at 0.83 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 AU flew past Earth at a distance of 0.83 LD / 0.00213 AU (318 643 km / 197 995 miles) at 03:03 UTC on January 2, 2022. This is the second known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the year…

Newly-discovered asteroid 2021 WF3 to fly past Earth at 0.37 LD

Newly-discovered asteroid 2021 WF3 to fly past Earth at 0.37 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2021 WF3 will fly past Earth at a distance of 0.37 LD / 0.00096 AU (143 615 km / 89 240 miles) at 18:36 UTC on December 1, 2021. This is the 133rd known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the…

Asteroid 2021 VP11 flew past Earth at 0.15 LD

Asteroid 2021 VP11 flew past Earth at 0.15 LD

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…

Asteroid 2021 VC7 to fly past Earth at 0.48 LD on November 12

Asteroid 2021 VC7 to fly past Earth at 0.48 LD on November 12

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2021 VC7 will fly past Earth at a distance of 0.48 LD / 0.00123 AU (184 000 km / 114 330 miles) at 07:49 UTC on November 12, 2021. This is the 127th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of…

Asteroid 2021 VY7 to fly past Earth at 0.83 LD on November 11

Asteroid 2021 VY7 to fly past Earth at 0.83 LD on November 11

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2021 VY7 will fly past Earth at a distance of 0.83 LD / 0.00213 AU (318 650 km / 198 000 miles) at 16:51 UTC on November 11, 2021. This is the 126th known asteroid to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the…

Asteroid 2021 VU4 to fly past Earth at 0.28 LD on November 10

Asteroid 2021 VU4 to fly past Earth at 0.28 LD on November 10

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2021 VU4 will fly past Earth at a distance of 0.28 LD / 0.00072 AU (107 710 km / 66 930 miles) from the center of our planet at 19:46 UTC on November 10, 2021. This is the 124th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar…

Three asteroids to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance today

Three asteroids to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance today

At least 3 asteroids are expected to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance from the center of our planet on November 8, 2021. The objects are designated as 2021 VL3, 2021 VN3, and 2021 VM3. With 2021 VK3 on November 7, this makes 4 <1 LD asteroid flybys in 24…

Asteroid 2021 VH flew past Earth at just 0.08 LD

Asteroid 2021 VH flew past Earth at just 0.08 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2021 VH flew past Earth at 0.08 LD / 0.00020 AU (29 919 km / 18 591 miles) from the center of our planet at 10:33 UTC on November 1, 2021. This is about 23 500 km (14 600 miles) from the surface. Since the start of the year,…

Asteroid 2021 UA1 flew past Earth at just 0.02 LD – 3rd closest on record

Asteroid 2021 UA1 flew past Earth at just 0.02 LD – 3rd closest on record

A newly-discovered asteroid designated as 2021 UA1 flew past Earth at a very close distance of just 0.02 LD / 0.0000630 AU (9 424 km / 5 856 miles) from the center of our planet at 03:07 UTC on October 25, 2021. This is about 3 000 km (1 800 miles) from the surface….

Asteroid 2021 UL flew past Earth at 0.09 LD

Asteroid 2021 UL flew past Earth at 0.09 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2021 UL flew past Earth at a distance of 0.09 LD / 0.00024 AU (35 900 km / 22 300 miles) from the center of our planet at 12:13 UTC on October 16, 2021. This is the 107th known asteroid to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance…