2002 XQ90
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today15 Nov 201821.90.933 AU0.145 AU56.56 LD21,747,214 km19h31m-03°45'63.1°108.9°
Approach7 Dec 201817.01.001 AU0.035 AU13.52 LD5,197,917 km23h46m+54°09'115.3°62.9°
Brightest11 Dec 201816.71.017 AU0.040 AU15.69 LD6,030,512 km03h23m+55°15'142.0°36.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.1and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2002 XQ90 is 100 - 225 m.

2002 XQ90- 2018-11-15
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