2002 YC12
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today21 Oct 202026.01.417 AU0.532 AU206.83 LD79,519,455 km04h37m-05°23'133.8°30.5°
Brightest3 Jan 202118.81.004 AU0.026 AU9.95 LD3,827,334 km04h23m+44°41'142.1°37.0°
Approach4 Jan 202119.10.998 AU0.024 AU9.29 LD3,573,108 km04h04m+65°32'128.5°50.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2002 YC12 is 25 - 50 m.

2002 YC12- 2020-10-21
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