(23606) 1996 AS1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today22 May 202217.91.240 AU0.327 AU127.15 LD48,886,763 km16h48m-71°52'127.8°40.2°
Approach18 Jul 202213.91.119 AU0.102 AU39.83 LD15,311,519 km19h52m-23°29'177.5°2.3°
Brightest19 Jul 202213.71.119 AU0.102 AU39.87 LD15,329,654 km19h53m-20°58'179.8°0.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 18.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of (23606) 1996 AS1 is 580 - 1295 m.

(23606) 1996 AS1- 2022-05-22

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

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