2000 KA
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today1 Apr 202024.10.746 AU0.366 AU142.34 LD54,725,331 km02h44m+29°16'38.1°124.3°
Approach12 May 202016.11.016 AU0.023 AU8.85 LD3,403,688 km16h41m+56°05'103.6°75.2°
Brightest14 May 202015.61.031 AU0.028 AU10.74 LD4,127,936 km15h53m+22°47'137.9°41.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2000 KA is 120 - 270 m.

2000 KA- 2020-04-01
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