1996 BG1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest26 Feb 201920.21.008 AU0.061 AU23.68 LD9,104,232 km15h35m+04°33'105.5°71.2°
Approach4 Mar 201920.80.984 AU0.052 AU20.18 LD7,757,822 km17h43m+10°22'80.0°97.0°
Today22 Mar 201926.50.899 AU0.116 AU44.94 LD17,279,734 km22h06m+11°04'30.8°145.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.8and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 1996 BG1 is 45 - 105 m.

1996 BG1- 2019-03-22

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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.

(Left-click and drag to rotate the view; right-click and drag to move the view; use scroll wheel to zoom in our out.)

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.