(66146) 1998 TU3
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach25 Aug 201912.60.994 AU0.074 AU28.81 LD11,078,375 km08h23m-60°54'75.1°100.8°
Brightest31 Aug 201911.91.031 AU0.087 AU34.02 LD13,079,132 km20h56m-86°26'101.9°73.4°
Today19 Sep 201913.21.112 AU0.197 AU76.75 LD29,507,543 km20h37m-48°40'118.5°52.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 14.6 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of (66146) 1998 TU3 is 3 - 7 km.

(66146) 1998 TU3- 2019-09-19

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