Asteroids Near Earth

Asteroid 2015 XL261

2015 XL261 asteroid magnitude is 25.5 H and asteroid diameter is between 21 and 47 meters. Asteroid 2015 XL261 closest near miss earth distance is 3,738,793 kilometers on 17 December 2015.

Magnitude25.5 H
Diameter min.21.11 meters
Diameter max.47.21 meters
EquinoxJ2000
Orbit Uncertainty8 U
Orbital Period716.99 days
Min. Orbit Intersection.0163503
Mean Anomaly337.865732
Mean Motion0.502101
Semi-major Axis1.567745 au
Eccentricity0.447006
Is Hazardous?No
Jupiter Tisserand invariant4.301
Inclination1.486696 deg
Ascending Node Longitude306.940824 deg
Perihelion Distance0.866954 au
Perihelion Argument192.159082 deg
Perihelion Time2457413.58332 JED
Aphelion Distance2.268537 au
Orbit Determination Date 6 April 2017
Epoch Osculation Date2457369.5

List of Asteroid 2015 XL261 Close Approaches to Earth

List of approaches near Earth of asteroid 2015 XL261 with distance and velocity information.

27 November 2017

Distance43,494,064 km
Distance (miles)27,025,958 mi
Lunar Distance113.097809 LD
Astronomical Distance0.29074 AU
Velocity (km per hour)67,514 km/h
Velocity (meters per second)18,754 m/s
Orbiting BodyEarth

17 December 2015

Distance3,738,793 km
Distance (miles)2,323,178 mi
Lunar Distance9.722 LD
Astronomical Distance0.024992 AU
Velocity (km per hour)37,798 km/h
Velocity (meters per second)10,499 m/s
Orbiting BodyEarth

Asteroid 2015 XL261 Velocity Distance Comparison

Asteroid Pass DateVelocityDistance
27 November 201767,514 km/h43,494,064 km
17 December 201537,798 km/h3,738,793 km