Near-Earth Asteroid 2000 PQ9 will be visible from July 3 to August 12 in the Southern Hemisphere and from July 20 to August 7 in the Northern Hemisphere. With your data, we may be able to determine this asteroid’s shape and rotational period!
Quick Facts about 2000 PQ9:
- Roughly 3 times the size of the Eiffel Tower
- Belongs to the subgroup of near-Earth asteroids known as Amor asteroids
- On July 21 at 7:33 PM UTC, 2000 PQ9 will fly close to Earth at a distance of about 5.5 million miles or 9 million kilometers (about 23 times the distance from the Earth to the Moon).