2002 XQ90
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach11 Dec 201818.01.006 AU0.046 AU18.03 LD6,930,099 km00h18m+36°49'116.6°61.0°
Brightest15 Dec 201817.61.028 AU0.054 AU20.82 LD8,005,634 km02h52m+40°04'143.2°35.0°
Today21 Jul 201927.92.568 AU3.205 AU1246.93 LD479,402,406 km10h47m+04°58'43.7°15.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2002 XQ90 is 85 - 190 m.

2002 XQ90- 2019-07-21

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The interactive orbit chart above shows the near-earth object's path through the solar system and its position at the given date. Green and blue lines are shown perpendicular to the ecliptic plane: Green if the path is above the ecliptic plane, blue if it is below.

(Left-click and drag to rotate the view; right-click and drag to move the view; use scroll wheel to zoom in our out.)

The lightcurve chart below shows the estimated development of the NEO's magnitude during its approach to earth.

The following all-sky chart shows the path of of the NEO in the coming months.

The following chart shows the path of the NEO in the coming days or hours. The field of view is optimized for (~10x50) binoculars and finderscopes. A more printer-friendly version of the same chart can be found below.