Asteroids Near Earth

Asteroid 2001 VB

2001 VB asteroid magnitude is 18.4 H and asteroid diameter is between 555 and 1,242 meters. Asteroid 2001 VB closest near miss earth distance is 3,303,714 kilometers on 9 January 2002.

Magnitude18.4 H
Diameter min.555.33 meters
Diameter max.1241.77 meters
EquinoxJ2000
Orbit Uncertainty9 U
Orbital Period1354.05 days
Min. Orbit Intersection.0225479
Mean Anomaly349.865932
Mean Motion0.265869
Semi-major Axis2.395286 au
Eccentricity0.900351
Is Hazardous?YES
Jupiter Tisserand invariant2.755
Inclination9.529788 deg
Ascending Node Longitude306.069658 deg
Perihelion Distance0.238688 au
Perihelion Argument224.357641 deg
Perihelion Time2452258.616733 JED
Aphelion Distance4.551883 au
Orbit Determination Date 6 April 2017
Epoch Osculation Date2452220.5

List of Asteroid 2001 VB Close Approaches to Earth

List of approaches near Earth of asteroid 2001 VB with distance and velocity information.

9 January 2002

Distance3,303,714 km
Distance (miles)2,052,833 mi
Lunar Distance8.590662 LD
Astronomical Distance0.022084 AU
Velocity (km per hour)134,636 km/h
Velocity (meters per second)37,399 m/s
Orbiting BodyVenus

7 November 2001

Distance24,455,828 km
Distance (miles)15,196,147 mi
Lunar Distance63.592594 LD
Astronomical Distance0.163477 AU
Velocity (km per hour)116,948 km/h
Velocity (meters per second)32,486 m/s
Orbiting BodyEarth

Asteroid 2001 VB Velocity Distance Comparison

Asteroid Pass DateVelocityDistance
9 January 2002134,636 km/h3,303,714 km
7 November 2001116,948 km/h24,455,828 km