Asteroids Near Earth

Asteroid 1979 XB

1979 XB asteroid magnitude is 18.6 H and asteroid diameter is between 506 and 1,133 meters. Asteroid 1979 XB closest near miss earth distance is 5,473,893 kilometers on 17 December 1979.

Magnitude18.6 H
Diameter min.506.47 meters
Diameter max.1132.5 meters
EquinoxJ2000
Orbit Uncertainty9 U
Orbital Period1214.82 days
Min. Orbit Intersection.023863
Mean Anomaly346.318937
Mean Motion0.29634
Semi-major Axis2.228139 au
Eccentricity0.708457
Is Hazardous?YES
Jupiter Tisserand invariant3.174
Inclination24.734332 deg
Ascending Node Longitude86.055487 deg
Perihelion Distance0.649598 au
Perihelion Argument75.579804 deg
Perihelion Time2444267.666753 JED
Aphelion Distance3.806681 au
Orbit Determination Date 6 April 2017
Epoch Osculation Date2444221.5

List of Asteroid 1979 XB Close Approaches to Earth

List of approaches near Earth of asteroid 1979 XB with distance and velocity information.

17 December 1979

Distance5,473,893 km
Distance (miles)3,401,319 mi
Lunar Distance14.233787 LD
Astronomical Distance0.036591 AU
Velocity (km per hour)82,895 km/h
Velocity (meters per second)23,026 m/s
Orbiting BodyEarth

Asteroid 1979 XB Velocity Distance Comparison

Asteroid Pass DateVelocityDistance
17 December 197982,895 km/h5,473,893 km