2002 XQ40
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest17 May 202018.41.064 AU0.072 AU27.99 LD10,760,694 km12h27m-24°11'135.7°41.6°
Approach25 May 202019.21.015 AU0.056 AU21.95 LD8,440,592 km09h58m-08°14'90.1°86.7°
Today7 Jul 202026.80.766 AU0.287 AU111.76 LD42,969,510 km05h15m+25°24'25.1°145.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2002 XQ40 is 90 - 195 m.

2002 XQ40- 2020-07-07
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