Every month dozens of NEAs come within 0.05 au of Earth. The following table presents the list of these forthcoming and recent close approaches, with details concerning the encounter circumstances.

Among the quantities in the table is the maximum brightness reached by the object at the close approach, useful to estimate its observability during the encounter. Note that when the encounter occurs in daylight the maximum brightness value is incremented by 100 to highlight that the geometry is unfavourable for observations. For a detailed description see the "Definitions and Assumptions" page. Entries are by default sorted by date, but the sorting can be changed by clicking on the table headers.

Last update: 2017-12-16 15:39 UTC
Upcoming close approaches to Earth
1 AU = ~150 million kilometers
1 LD = Lunar Distance = ~384000 kilometers
Distances are computed from the center of the Earth
Object Name Close Approach Date Miss Distance [AU] Miss Distance [LD] Estimated Diameter [m] H [mag] Maximum Brightness [mag] Relative Velocity [km/s]
2017VT14 2017-Dec-17 0.0099 3.8 98.0* 23.2 16.6 10.4
2017XT60 2017-Dec-17 0.0204 8 14.0* 27.4 19.9 7
2017XW60 2017-Dec-18 0.0132 5.2 10.0* 28 19.6 8.8
2011YD29 2017-Dec-19 0.0485 18.9 24.0* 26.2 123.2 7.8
2017WX12 2017-Dec-21 0.0257 10 160.0* 22 15.5 11.4
2017XQ60 2017-Dec-21 0.0343 13.3 57.0* 24.3 19.3 15.7
2017XR60 2017-Dec-21 0.0334 13 58.0* 24.3 18.6 6.2
418849 2008WM64 2017-Dec-22 0.0392 15.2 310.0* 20.7 14.8 17.4
2015YQ1 2017-Dec-22 0.0445 17.3 11.0* 28 23.4 11.1
2017TS3 2017-Dec-22 0.0464 18.1 160.0* 22.1 18.1 10.2
2017WZ14 2017-Dec-24 0.0196 7.6 39.0* 25.2 19.3 4.9
2012BN1 2017-Dec-28 0.0383 14.9 33.0* 25.5 20 4.9
2017XG1 2017-Dec-29 0.0419 16.3 44.0* 24.9 20.8 9.9
2011EB 2017-Dec-30 0.0436 17 17.0* 26.9 124 9.4
2017QL33 2017-Dec-30 0.034 13.2 230.0* 21.3 16.2 8.2
2002AS4 2018-Jan-01 0.0394 15.3 200.0* 21.6 16.4 30.1
2015BW512 2018-Jan-06 0.0336 13.1 39.0* 25.2 124.1 8.4
2013BO27 2018-Jan-13 0.0411 16 66.0* 24 19.3 15.3
306383 1993VD 2018-Jan-22 0.0368 14.3 220.0* 21.4 17.2 17.4
2009BE 2018-Jan-25 0.0179 7 25.0* 26.1 20.2 10.9
2002CB19 2018-Feb-02 0.0277 10.8 47.0* 24.8 18.5 15.5
2010LK34 2018-Feb-03 0.0253 9.9 108.0 21.8 16 26.9
276033 2002AJ129 2018-Feb-04 0.0281 10.9 760.0* 18.7 12.6 34
2007CC27 2018-Feb-05 0.0394 15.3 18.0* 26.9 123.5 9.8
2015BN509 2018-Feb-09 0.033 12.8 290.0* 20.8 15.4 17.7
1991VG 2018-Feb-11 0.0471 18.3 10.0* 28.2 24.5 2.1
2014WQ202 2018-Feb-11 0.0416 16.2 72.0* 23.8 20 19.8
2007DC 2018-Feb-14 0.0491 19.1 13.0* 27.5 23.2 8.2
2016CO246 2018-Feb-22 0.0391 15.2 31.0* 25.7 20.5 5.4
2017DR109 2018-Feb-24 0.009 3.5 12.0* 27.7 19.9 7.3
2016FU12 2018-Feb-26 0.0338 13.2 18.0* 26.9 22.2 4.5
2014EY24 2018-Feb-27 0.0378 14.7 63.0* 24.1 19 8
2015BF511 2018-Mar-01 0.0334 13 41.0* 25.1 121.4 5.7
2010AG3 2018-Mar-02 0.0375 14.6 13.0* 27.5 23 4.4
2003EM1 2018-Mar-07 0.0429 16.7 52.0* 24.5 20.3 8
2017VR12 2018-Mar-07 0.0097 3.8 330.0* 20.5 11.8 6.3
2003DY15 2018-Mar-09 0.0496 19.3 24.0* 26.2 22.7 8.6
2015DK200 2018-Mar-11 0.0251 9.8 36.0* 25.3 120.6 7.7
2006XZ2 2018-Mar-12 0.0254 9.9 16.0* 27.1 123.1 8.4
2016FK3 2018-Mar-16 0.0457 17.8 15.0* 27.3 22 5.3
2016SR2 2018-Mar-28 0.0479 18.6 23.0* 26.3 22.4 7.3
2010GD35 2018-Mar-31 0.0397 15.4 52.0* 24.6 19.5 11.6
2004FG29 2018-Apr-02 0.0106 4.1 29.0* 25.8 18.5 15
2008WG96 2018-Apr-07 0.0277 10.8 23.0* 26.3 21.3 16.6
2008GY21 2018-Apr-09 0.024 9.3 13.0* 27.6 21.8 10.4
363599 2004FG11 2018-Apr-12 0.0495 19.3 150.0 21 17.1 24.5
2009HT2 2018-Apr-12 0.028 10.9 22.0* 26.4 20.5 9.5
2005GZ128 2018-Apr-12 0.0387 15.1 30.0* 25.7 20.7 9.7
2014UR 2018-Apr-14 0.0237 9.2 21.0* 26.5 126.8 4.4
2015XE352 2018-Apr-16 0.0488 19 280.0* 20.9 117.6 9.5
2016JP 2018-Apr-20 0.0307 12 250.0* 21.2 117.1 12.7
2012XL16 2018-Apr-23 0.0408 15.9 33.0* 25.5 121.8 6.1
2015FF36 2018-Apr-24 0.0324 12.6 21.0* 26.5 130.7 7.8
2013US3 2018-Apr-29 0.0259 10.1 260.0* 21.1 14.9 7.7
2002JR100 2018-Apr-29 0.0277 10.8 28.0 24.3 19 7.7
2015MB54 2018-May-01 0.0456 17.7 60.0* 24.2 20.6 3.9
1999FN19 2018-May-07 0.0248 9.6 130.0* 22.5 118.3 5.7
2014JR25 2018-May-07 0.0165 6.4 79.0* 23.6 16.7 15.9
2016JQ5 2018-May-08 0.016 6.2 10.0* 28.1 21.1 10.4
388945 2008TZ3 2018-May-09 0.0166 6.5 340.0* 20.4 12.9 9
2016HP6 2018-May-11 0.0062 2.4 36.0* 25.4 14.9 5.6
1999LK1 2018-May-15 0.034 13.2 160.0* 22.1 16.2 10
2010WC9 2018-May-15 0.015 5.8 86.0* 23.4 17.2 13
2007LU19 2018-May-26 0.046 17.9 210.0* 21.5 119.2 11.3
68347 2001KB67 2018-May-29 0.0244 9.5 460.0* 19.8 14.7 13.3
2013LE7 2018-May-31 0.0456 17.7 15.0* 27.3 22.6 1.7
2015DP155 2018-Jun-11 0.0231 9 190.0* 21.7 15.2 4.4
467309 1996AW1 2018-Jun-23 0.0459 17.9 450.0* 19.9 16.2 14
441987 2010NY65 2018-Jun-24 0.0187 7.3 228.0 21.5 16.2 12.6
2010UH 2018-Jul-05 0.0413 16.1 16.0* 27.1 22.4 8
2007PR25 2018-Aug-17 0.0194 7.5 180.0* 21.9 15.5 28.9
2015QS8 2018-Aug-20 0.0173 6.7 21.0* 26.5 19.3 7.7
2016GK135 2018-Aug-28 0.0429 16.7 9.0* 28.3 125.7 2.8
1998SD9 2018-Aug-29 0.0108 4.2 63.0* 24.1 17.5 10.7
2016NF23 2018-Aug-29 0.0329 12.8 110.0* 22.9 16.6 9.1
2015FP118 2018-Sep-03 0.0315 12.2 560.0* 19.4 14.7 9.8
2015SW6 2018-Sep-12 0.0226 8.8 51.0* 24.6 18 10.8
2017SL16 2018-Sep-20 0.0217 8.4 30.0* 25.7 18.9 6.4
2014FZ43 2018-Sep-30 0.0473 18.4 120.0* 22.6 119.2 7.7
2015HG182 2018-Oct-10 0.0184 7.2 7.0* 28.9 22.8 18.4
2014US7 2018-Oct-17 0.0072 2.8 21.0* 26.5 17 8.7
2013UG1 2018-Oct-18 0.0268 10.4 140.0* 22.3 16.2 13.4
2016GC221 2018-Oct-18 0.0208 8.1 47.0* 24.8 121.4 14.3
2009UC19 2018-Oct-19 0.0468 18.2 40.0* 25.1 20.7 9.9
2007VS6 2018-Oct-26 0.0462 18 23.0* 26.3 22 13.2
475534 2006TS7 2018-Oct-29 0.0193 7.5 250.0* 21.1 15.6 18.1
2002VE68 2018-Nov-04 0.0376 14.6 330.0* 20.5 15.1 8.6
2010VQ 2018-Nov-09 0.0405 15.8 12.0* 27.7 21.1 3.8
2005AZ28 2018-Nov-10 0.0351 13.7 64.0* 24.1 122.1 4.9
2016JG12 2018-Nov-15 0.0178 6.9 120.0* 22.7 17.2 8.1
2001WO15 2018-Nov-19 0.0369 14.3 130.0* 22.6 118.8 9.9
2009WB105 2018-Nov-25 0.0389 15.1 82.0* 23.6 17 18.9
2010XR 2018-Nov-27 0.0411 16 17.0* 26.9 22.6 18
2002XQ90 2018-Nov-27 0.0437 17 180.0* 21.8 118.7 9.5
2008WD14 2018-Nov-27 0.0191 7.4 120.0* 22.8 16.5 9.3
2013VX4 2018-Dec-10 0.0099 3.8 77.0* 23.7 119.4 6.6
2015XX169 2018-Dec-13 0.0435 16.9 14.0* 27.4 22.7 5.8
Recent close approaches to Earth
1 AU = ~150 million kilometers
1 LD = Lunar Distance = ~384000 kilometers
Distances are computed from the center of the Earth
Object Name Close Approach Date Miss Distance [AU] Miss Distance [LD] Estimated Diameter [m] H [mag] Maximum Brightness [mag] Relative Velocity [km/s]
444584 2006UK 2017-Nov-17 0.0223 8.7 390.0* 20.2 14.6 14.8
2017WF29 2017-Nov-17 0.0289 11.2 24.0* 26.2 20.4 12.3
2017WO13 2017-Nov-17 0.0165 6.4 18.0* 26.8 19.9 12.1
2017WZ12 2017-Nov-17 0.0382 14.9 17.0* 27 20.7 5
2017VN2 2017-Nov-18 0.0159 6.2 14.0* 27.4 20.2 4.9
2017WT1 2017-Nov-18 0.0381 14.8 46.0* 24.8 19.5 9.9
2017WU1 2017-Nov-18 0.0077 3 18.0* 26.8 17.4 7.4
2017VC14 2017-Nov-18 0.0032 1.3 9.0* 28.4 17.5 11.2
2017WE 2017-Nov-19 0.03 11.7 19.0* 26.7 19.8 15.9
2017WM16 2017-Nov-19 0.0409 15.9 19.0* 26.7 20 5.9
2017WC 2017-Nov-20 0.0076 2.9 29.0* 25.8 16.7 7.6
2017WB1 2017-Nov-20 0.0051 2 12.0* 27.7 17.8 9.4
2017WB28 2017-Nov-20 0.0164 6.4 24.0* 26.2 19.4 16
2017WG29 2017-Nov-20 0.0173 6.7 23.0* 26.3 19.7 15.6
2017WL15 2017-Nov-20 0.0244 9.5 29.0* 25.8 19.2 17.9
2017WO15 2017-Nov-20 0.009 3.5 21.0* 26.5 18.6 12.7
2017WV1 2017-Nov-21 0.0066 2.6 9.0* 28.4 17.9 7.4
2017WW1 2017-Nov-21 0.0009 0.4 5.0* 29.7 17.5 12.7
2017WA14 2017-Nov-21 0.0006 0.2 13.0* 27.5 13.8 16.4
2017WY27 2017-Nov-21 0.0094 3.6 11.0* 27.9 19.8 8.3
2017VA15 2017-Nov-22 0.0207 8 41.0* 25.1 17.7 6.4
2017VD13 2017-Nov-22 0.0338 13.2 42.0* 25 20 16.4
2017WA28 2017-Nov-22 0.0231 9 22.0* 26.4 20.2 21.2
2017WK16 2017-Nov-22 0.0201 7.8 27.0* 26 19.8 30.7
2017WP16 2017-Nov-22 0.0366 14.2 14.0* 27.4 20.9 7.2
2017WR15 2017-Nov-23 0.0382 14.9 51.0* 24.6 19.2 24.5
2017XK2 2017-Nov-24 0.0392 15.3 28.0* 25.9 21.2 9.9
2017VZ14 2017-Nov-24 0.0082 3.2 40.0* 25.1 16.2 8.4
2017WE28 2017-Nov-24 0.0147 5.7 19.0* 26.8 20.1 9.2
2017WL28 2017-Nov-24 0.0043 1.7 13.0* 27.6 17.3 7.8
2017VY13 2017-Nov-25 0.0052 2 22.0* 26.4 17.1 10.5
2017WT12 2017-Nov-25 0.0076 3 15.0* 27.2 18.4 14.7
2017WT28 2017-Nov-25 0.0036 1.4 10.0* 28.1 17.5 4.6
2017WZ13 2017-Nov-25 0.0177 6.9 22.0* 26.4 19.4 11
2017WH13 2017-Nov-26 0.0045 1.7 19.0* 26.7 17.7 11.4
2017WO16 2017-Nov-26 0.027 10.5 41.0* 25 20 7.5
2017WQ13 2017-Nov-26 0.0326 12.7 24.0* 26.2 19.1 9.5
2017WC14 2017-Nov-27 0.0188 7.3 31.0* 25.7 18.4 11.1
2017WK15 2017-Nov-27 0.0224 8.7 19.0* 26.7 18.8 5.6
2017WK1 2017-Nov-28 0.02 7.8 17.0* 27 20.4 8.1
2017WD28 2017-Nov-28 0.0114 4.4 33.0* 25.6 17.3 13.3
2017WF16 2017-Nov-29 0.0096 3.7 7.0* 28.8 19.4 4.2
2017WN15 2017-Nov-29 0.019 7.4 45.0* 24.8 18.6 19.4
2010VD139 2017-Nov-29 0.0128 5 25.0* 26.2 18.5 5.7
2017WH2 2017-Nov-30 0.0164 6.4 57.0* 24.3 17.8 16.8
2008WM61 2017-Dec-02 0.0094 3.7 20.0* 26.6 18.5 4.7
2017WH16 2017-Dec-03 0.0444 17.3 30.0* 25.7 20.7 15.2
2017WZ27 2017-Dec-03 0.0348 13.6 13.0* 27.6 21.2 4.2
2017XE1 2017-Dec-04 0.0201 7.8 27.0* 25.9 19.8 20.6
2017WS13 2017-Dec-05 0.0243 9.4 49.0* 24.6 120.3 11.3
2017XN60 2017-Dec-05 0.008 3.1 32.0* 25.6 17 7.1
2017WF28 2017-Dec-06 0.0451 17.6 23.0* 26.3 20.6 7.6
2017XE 2017-Dec-07 0.0102 4 24.0* 26.2 17 6.2
2017XS 2017-Dec-08 0.019 7.4 120.0* 22.7 15.2 10.6
2017WV12 2017-Dec-09 0.0088 3.4 32.0* 25.6 17.5 10.6
2017XE2 2017-Dec-10 0.0284 11.1 37.0* 25.3 19.3 10
2017XZ2 2017-Dec-10 0.01 3.9 14.0* 27.3 19.2 8.2
2017VS14 2017-Dec-12 0.0406 15.8 17.0* 26.9 20.6 2.8
2017WE13 2017-Dec-12 0.0418 16.3 31.0* 25.7 19.8 5.3
2017XS60 2017-Dec-12 0.0328 12.7 24.0* 26.2 20.6 19.1
2017WJ28 2017-Dec-13 0.0329 12.8 24.0* 26.2 20.2 6
2017XU60 2017-Dec-13 0.0231 9 16.0* 27.1 20 10.2
2006XY 2017-Dec-14 0.0086 3.3 60.0* 24.2 15.5 4.9
2015XX169 2017-Dec-14 0.0249 9.7 14.0* 27.4 21.2 6.3
2017XD2 2017-Dec-15 0.0368 14.3 82.0* 23.6 120.3 12.2
2017XK1 2017-Dec-15 0.0158 6.1 38.0* 25.2 19.2 12.2
2017XR2 2017-Dec-15 0.0311 12.1 52.0* 24.5 18.1 9.4
2017XY2 2017-Dec-15 0.0116 4.5 16.0* 27.1 19.1 8.2
*Estimated from the absolute magnitude using