2001 LD
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach10 Jun 202316.91.042 AU0.059 AU23.00 LD8,842,771 km13h42m+15°40'115.4°61.7°
Brightest12 Jun 202316.81.050 AU0.061 AU23.87 LD9,177,068 km13h44m+00°09'122.7°54.5°
Today4 Dec 202324.91.856 AU1.993 AU775.37 LD298,102,452 km21h55m-42°26'67.6°29.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 20.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2001 LD is 190 - 425 m.

2001 LD- 2023-12-04
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