(285571) 2000 PQ9
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today15 Jan 202122.22.003 AU1.865 AU725.85 LD279,063,961 km13h38m-24°21'83.2°29.2°
Brightest20 Jul 202112.71.084 AU0.068 AU26.47 LD10,175,527 km19h46m-20°18'177.2°2.6°
Approach21 Jul 202112.91.083 AU0.068 AU26.30 LD10,111,823 km19h53m-14°21'173.5°6.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 18.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of (285571) 2000 PQ9 is 640 - 1425 m.

(285571) 2000 PQ9- 2021-01-15

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