1998 KY26
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today22 Apr 202423.01.137 AU0.146 AU56.92 LD21,882,065 km15h52m-11°16'152.4°24.2°
Brightest27 May 202420.21.038 AU0.035 AU13.57 LD5,215,602 km19h20m-09°10'134.3°44.4°
Approach1 Jun 202420.61.026 AU0.031 AU11.96 LD4,599,538 km21h14m-05°45'111.8°66.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 1998 KY26 is 20 - 40 m.

1998 KY26- 2024-04-22
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