1996 TC1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today21 Sep 201927.20.944 AU0.067 AU25.89 LD9,953,196 km10h44m-16°49'24.3°154.1°
Approach25 Sep 201916.61.006 AU0.010 AU4.05 LD1,558,683 km04h56m-20°39'106.2°73.2°
Brightest26 Sep 201916.01.012 AU0.013 AU4.87 LD1,871,842 km02h46m-09°22'139.7°39.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 1996 TC1 is 45 - 100 m.

1996 TC1- 2019-09-21
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