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The 6 - 14 metre wide asteroid 2016 XE will make a close pass (60.4 lunar distances, 0.15543 AU), travelling at 3.25 km/second, to the Earth on the 15th June 2018 @ 11:28 UT 00:09.

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The Lunar Distance (LD), the distance between Earth and the Moon, equals 384,401 km, (or 0.00256 AU).



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The 6 - 14 metre wide asteroid 2016 XE will make a close pass (54.5 lunar distances, 0.14021 AU), travelling at 4.99 km/second, to the Earth on the 30th April 2018 @ 05:01 UT 00:10.

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The Lunar Distance (LD), the distance between Earth and the Moon, equals 384,401 km, (or 0.00256 AU).



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Asteroid 2016 XE makes its closest approach in the constellation Cygnus (0.0037 AU, 1.50 lunar distances) to the Earth at 08:42 UT, 7th December 2016.

Magnitude: 19.2
Distance to Sun: 0.985 AU
Relative velocity: 6.92 km/s



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The 6 - 13 meter wide asteroid 2016 XE reaches magnitude +18.5 in the constellation Cassiopeia at ~14:40 UT, 6th December 2016.

Distance to Earth: 0.005 AU (1.87 lunar distances)
Distance to Sun: 0.988 AU



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