2003 LW2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today11 Apr 202125.71.042 AU0.254 AU98.66 LD37,930,388 km07h34m+13°21'92.0°73.9°
Approach7 Jun 202120.41.032 AU0.029 AU11.32 LD4,351,289 km13h36m+02°08'124.4°54.2°
Brightest10 Jun 202120.01.044 AU0.033 AU12.94 LD4,974,577 km15h29m-04°02'148.5°30.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2003 LW2 is 15 - 40 m.

2003 LW2- 2021-04-11
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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.

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The light curve 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 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.