2005 LW3
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today18 May 202223.31.616 AU0.749 AU291.53 LD112,082,754 km12h43m+00°51'132.6°27.4°
Approach23 Nov 202214.10.988 AU0.008 AU3.13 LD1,201,530 km22h12m-00°40'94.0°85.5°
Brightest24 Nov 202213.50.993 AU0.010 AU3.72 LD1,429,497 km00h03m+17°57'124.9°54.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.6 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2005 LW3 is 125 - 280 m.

2005 LW3- 2022-05-18
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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.