NEAR-EARTH ASTEROIDS UPDATE 

11-27-17



Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs) are space rocks larger than approximately 100m that can come closer to Earth than 0.05 AU. None of the known PHAs is on a collision course with our planet, although astronomers are finding new ones all the time.

On November 27, 2017, there were 1853 potentially hazardous asteroids.


Recent & Upcoming Earth-asteroid encounters:

Asteroid
Date(UT)
Miss Distance
Velocity (km/s)
Diameter (m)
2017 WV1
2017-Nov-21
2.6 LD
7.4
7
2017 WW1
2017-Nov-21
0.4 LD
12.7
4
2017 WA14
2017-Nov-21
0.2 LD
16.4
11
2017 VD13
2017-Nov-22
13.2 LD
16.4
36
2017 VA15
2017-Nov-22
8.1 LD
6.4
35
2017 VZ14
2017-Nov-24
3.2 LD
8.4
33
2017 WZ13
2017-Nov-25
6.9 LD
11
18
2017 WT12
2017-Nov-25
3 LD
14.7
13
2017 VY13
2017-Nov-25
2 LD
10.5
18
2017 WH13
2017-Nov-26
1.7 LD
11.4
16
2017 WQ13
2017-Nov-26
12.7 LD
9.5
20
2017 WC14
2017-Nov-27
7.3 LD
11.1
26
2017 WK1
2017-Nov-28
7.8 LD
8
14
2017 WH2
2017-Nov-30
6.4 LD
16.7
49
2008 WM61
2017-Dec-02
3.7 LD
4.7
16
2017 WS13
2017-Dec-05
9.5 LD
11.3
41
2017 WV12
2017-Dec-09
3.4 LD
10.6
27
2017 WE13
2017-Dec-12
16.4 LD
5.4
28
2017 VS14
2017-Dec-12
15.9 LD
2.8
15
2015 XX169
2017-Dec-14
9.7 LD
6.3
11
2017 VT14
2017-Dec-17
3.8 LD
10.4
105
2011 YD29
2017-Dec-19
17.6 LD
7.7
20
2006 XY
2017-Dec-20
6.5 LD
5
56
2017 WX12
2017-Dec-21
10 LD
11.6
128
2017 TS3
2017-Dec-22
18.1 LD
10.2
136
418849
2017-Dec-22
15.3 LD
17.4
257
2015 YQ1
2017-Dec-22
17.3 LD
11.1
9
2017 QL33
2017-Dec-30
13.3 LD
8.2
191
2015 RT1
2018-Jan-02
19.7 LD
9
30
2004 FH
2018-Jan-10
20 LD
8.5
26
306383
2018-Jan-22
14.4 LD
17.4
178

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