2001 XG1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest8 Dec 201816.91.002 AU0.024 AU9.48 LD3,643,373 km04h48m+70°33'132.1°46.9°
Approach10 Dec 201817.50.988 AU0.020 AU7.85 LD3,016,588 km14h59m+74°16'99.3°79.5°
Today14 Dec 201822.00.958 AU0.038 AU14.76 LD5,673,194 km15h55m+16°49'45.5°132.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.2and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2001 XG1 is 60 - 135 m.

2001 XG1- 2018-12-14
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