(4953) 1990 MU
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest22 Nov 201812.61.005 AU0.140 AU54.47 LD20,943,123 km05h23m-64°39'93.3°78.7°
Approach29 Nov 201814.00.926 AU0.107 AU41.71 LD16,035,224 km16h14m-74°38'53.2°121.5°
Today21 Aug 201917.72.350 AU1.504 AU585.32 LD225,036,862 km20h36m-51°52'137.2°17.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 14.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of (4953) 1990 MU is 4 - 9 km.

(4953) 1990 MU- 2019-08-21

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The interactive orbit chart above shows the near-earth object's path through the solar system and its position at the given date. Green and blue lines are shown perpendicular to the ecliptic plane: Green if the path is above the ecliptic plane, blue if it is below.

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The lightcurve chart below shows the estimated development of the NEO's magnitude during its approach to earth.

The following all-sky chart shows the path of of the NEO in the coming months.

The following chart shows the path of the NEO in the coming days or hours. The field of view is optimized for (~10x50) binoculars and finderscopes. A more printer-friendly version of the same chart can be found below.