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NEO Earth Close Approaches

NEO EARTH CLOSE APPROACH TABLES

Custom tables (updated daily) showing future and past NEO close-approach data is available here:

Close-Approach Tables

More information about the uncertainties used in these tables is available.

Also, a list of historic comet close approaches prior to 2006 is available here.

RECENT CLOSE APPROACHES TO EARTH
1 AU = ~150 million kilometers
1 LD = Lunar Distance = ~384,000 kilometers

Object
Name
Close
Approach
Date
CA
Distance*
(AU)
CA
Distance*
(LD)
Estimated
Diameter**
H
(mag)
Relative
Velocity
(km/s)
(2016 LO1)  2016-Dec-01 0.0632 24.6 23 m - 52 m 25.3 10.01
(2016 XJ)  2016-Dec-01 0.0131 5.1 8.8 m - 20 m 27.4 4.65
(2016 WO8)  2016-Dec-02 0.1000 38.9 39 m - 87 m 24.2 7.70
(2005 ML13)  2016-Dec-02 0.1163 45.3 88 m - 200 m 22.4 6.05
(2016 WU9)  2016-Dec-03 0.0477 18.6 25 m - 56 m 25.1 17.12
345705 (2006 VB14)  2016-Dec-03 0.1981 77.1 370 m 18.6 16.36
(2007 VM184)  2016-Dec-03 0.0741 28.8 170 m - 380 m 21.0 18.26
(2016 XB)  2016-Dec-03 0.0346 13.5 12 m - 28 m 26.7 7.69
(2016 PR8)  2016-Dec-03 0.1646 64.0 480 m - 1.1 km 18.7 13.03
(2005 WS3)  2016-Dec-04 0.0653 25.4 150 m - 340 m 21.2 15.04

Close Approach (CA) Distance is the distance between the Earth center and asteroid center.
**  Diameter estimates based on the object's absolute magnitude.

UPCOMING CLOSE APPROACHES TO EARTH
1 AU = ~150 million kilometers
1 LD = Lunar Distance = ~384,000 kilometers

Object
Name
Close
Approach
Date
CA
Distance*
(AU)
CA
Distance*
(LD)
Estimated
Diameter**
H
(mag)
Relative
Velocity
(km/s)
(2016 WB8)  2016-Dec-05 0.0093 3.6 18 m - 40 m 25.9 8.29
(2016 WK8)  2016-Dec-06 0.1607 62.5 89 m - 200 m 22.4 14.88
(2016 WD7)  2016-Dec-06 0.0107 4.2 9.5 m - 21 m 27.2 2.81
(2016 TD18)  2016-Dec-06 0.0458 17.8 58 m - 130 m 23.3 6.29
(2016 WH10)  2016-Dec-06 0.0147 5.7 17 m - 38 m 26.0 10.46
(2016 UN36)  2016-Dec-06 0.0543 21.1 48 m - 110 m 23.7 4.13
(2015 KU154)  2016-Dec-06 0.1524 59.3 27 m - 59 m 25.0 11.77
(2012 WM28)  2016-Dec-06 0.1045 40.7 23 m - 52 m 25.3 6.04
(2016 XE)  2016-Dec-07 0.0038 1.5 6.0 m - 13 m 28.2 7.02
(2016 WD3)  2016-Dec-07 0.0698 27.2 39 m - 88 m 24.1 10.73
326683 (2002 WP)  2016-Dec-07 0.1524 59.3 520 m 18.3 10.17
(2012 XP134)  2016-Dec-07 0.1160 45.2 8.0 m - 18 m 27.6 12.04
(2016 WV)  2016-Dec-07 0.0689 26.8 38 m - 84 m 24.2 6.42
(2014 TJ33)  2016-Dec-08 0.1519 59.1 67 m - 150 m 23.0 9.59
(2016 WQ8)  2016-Dec-08 0.0131 5.1 31 m - 68 m 24.7 13.98
(1994 XL1)  2016-Dec-09 0.0922 35.9 180 m - 390 m 20.9 16.61
(2014 HM4)  2016-Dec-10 0.0601 23.4 11 m - 25 m 26.9 15.29
(2016 XF)  2016-Dec-10 0.0693 27.0 22 m - 49 m 25.4 9.93
(2016 XA)  2016-Dec-12 0.0185 7.2 17 m - 37 m 26.0 11.06
(2008 UL90)  2016-Dec-12 0.0391 15.2 510 m - 1.1 km 18.6 13.15
(2014 XU6)  2016-Dec-13 0.0952 37.0 44 m - 99 m 23.9 16.35
(2006 UM)  2016-Dec-13 0.1784 69.4 530 m - 1.2 km 18.5 10.01
(2015 YA)  2016-Dec-13 0.0247 9.6 8.8 m - 20 m 27.4 8.00
(2015 XX169)  2016-Dec-13 0.0191 7.4 8.8 m - 20 m 27.4 6.43
(2011 UU106)  2016-Dec-15 0.1471 57.2 480 m - 1.1 km 18.7 13.61
(2016 WJ1)  2016-Dec-16 0.0538 20.9 140 m - 310 m 21.4 13.27
(2001 YE4)  2016-Dec-16 0.0813 31.6 190 m - 430 m 20.7 10.60
(2016 NL15)  2016-Dec-17 0.0765 29.8 240 m - 540 m 20.2 12.74
(2014 YC)  2016-Dec-18 0.1535 59.8 97 m - 220 m 22.2 13.38
(2016 WP48)  2016-Dec-19 0.1265 49.2 59 m - 130 m 23.3 5.36
(2016 GK135)  2016-Dec-20 0.0934 36.4 6.4 m - 14 m 28.1 2.51
(2012 DK4)  2016-Dec-20 0.1606 62.5 51 m - 110 m 23.6 9.45
(2012 YN1)  2016-Dec-21 0.1683 65.5 51 m - 110 m 23.6 14.07
(2016 HL3)  2016-Dec-21 0.1723 67.1 31 m - 68 m 24.7 5.68
(2006 XD2)  2016-Dec-21 0.0485 18.9 170 m - 380 m 21.0 13.59
418849 (2008 WM64)  2016-Dec-21 0.0719 28.0 200 m - 450 m 20.6 17.21
(2015 YQ1)  2016-Dec-21 0.0158 6.2 6.7 m - 15 m 28.0 11.99
(2011 YG6)  2016-Dec-22 0.1199 46.7 160 m - 360 m 21.1 18.46
(2016 VY5)  2016-Dec-22 0.1779 69.2 220 m - 500 m 20.4 10.02
434677 (2006 BZ7)  2016-Dec-22 0.1915 74.5 880 m - 2.0 km 17.4 37.54
(2002 XP37)  2016-Dec-24 0.1685 65.6 220 m - 490 m 20.4 12.85
(2012 AP10)  2016-Dec-25 0.1914 74.5 14 m - 31 m 26.4 9.53
(2015 MA)  2016-Dec-26 0.1385 53.9 14 m - 31 m 26.4 19.60
(2014 EW24)  2016-Dec-27 0.1115 43.4 350 m - 780 m 19.4 12.01
(2006 XO4)  2016-Dec-27 0.1022 39.8 56 m - 120 m 23.4 7.39
(2016 XH1)  2016-Dec-28 0.1030 40.1 240 m - 530 m 20.3 22.13
(2014 YP9)  2016-Dec-29 0.1874 72.9 58 m - 130 m 23.3 23.57
(2012 YK)  2016-Dec-30 0.0433 16.9 67 m - 150 m 23.0 10.51
(2013 UG1)  2016-Dec-30 0.1978 77.0 92 m - 210 m 22.3 16.05
2102 Tantalus  2016-Dec-30 0.1375 53.5 1.6 km 16.0 32.76
(2016 NF22)  2016-Dec-31 0.1289 50.2 210 m - 470 m 20.5 15.63
(1998 YW5)  2017-Jan-01 0.1349 52.5 270 m - 590 m 20.0 21.43
226514 (2003 UX34)  2017-Jan-02 0.0489 19.0 270 m - 590 m 20.0 20.65
(2004 FG29)  2017-Jan-02 0.1772 69.0 17 m - 38 m 26.0 10.84
(2007 AM)  2017-Jan-02 0.1894 73.7 130 m - 280 m 21.6 11.37
(2016 BQ)  2017-Jan-02 0.1179 45.9 12 m - 26 m 26.8 3.36
(2016 SD)  2017-Jan-04 0.1149 44.7 480 m - 1.1 km 18.7 12.06
(2016 XK)  2017-Jan-04 0.0433 16.9 60 m - 140 m 23.2 7.74
(2016 UE101)  2017-Jan-04 0.1475 57.4 180 m - 400 m 20.9 7.08
(2001 SQ263)  2017-Jan-05 0.1908 74.2 92 m - 210 m 22.3 10.57
(2016 QN11)  2017-Jan-05 0.1671 65.0 180 m - 390 m 20.9 14.88
85990 (1999 JV6)  2017-Jan-07 0.0691 26.9 450 m 20.2 11.67
(2014 QD364)  2017-Jan-08 0.1211 47.1 9.7 m - 22 m 27.2 4.86
(2014 LQ25)  2017-Jan-08 0.1632 63.5 940 m 20.0 29.29
(2012 NO)  2017-Jan-09 0.1376 53.5 250 m - 570 m 20.1 26.09
(2016 ND1)  2017-Jan-09 0.1013 39.4 24 m - 54 m 25.2 4.70
(2013 AS76)  2017-Jan-13 0.0860 33.5 56 m - 120 m 23.4 10.69
438955 (2010 LN14)  2017-Jan-14 0.0603 23.5 160 m - 360 m 21.1 12.92
265482 (2005 EE)  2017-Jan-15 0.0684 26.6 150 m - 330 m 21.3 8.23
(2003 CR1)  2017-Jan-15 0.1243 48.4 200 m 20.0 10.92
(2016 AG166)  2017-Jan-15 0.1690 65.8 42 m - 94 m 24.0 17.17
(2010 UY7)  2017-Jan-17 0.1348 52.5 5.3 m - 12 m 28.5 8.21
(2015 BB)  2017-Jan-18 0.0354 13.8 28 m - 62 m 24.9 15.85
(2013 QC11)  2017-Jan-19 0.1857 72.3 130 m - 280 m 21.6 24.85
(2015 BG4)  2017-Jan-21 0.0686 26.7 15 m - 33 m 26.3 3.87
(2011 CO14)  2017-Jan-24 0.0590 23.0 25 m - 57 m 25.1 5.73
(2002 LS32)  2017-Jan-24 0.1384 53.9 610 m - 1.4 km 18.2 21.34
(2016 RM20)  2017-Jan-25 0.1859 72.3 15 m - 34 m 26.2 4.68
7341 (1991 VK)  2017-Jan-25 0.0647 25.2 1.2 km - 2.7 km 16.7 8.73
106589 (2000 WN107)  2017-Jan-26 0.1602 62.3 1.7 km - 3.8 km 16.0 16.72

Close Approach (CA) Distance is the distance between the Earth center and asteroid center.
**  Diameter estimates based on the object's absolute magnitude.

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