2005 WD
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today14 Oct 201921.81.031 AU0.279 AU108.70 LD41,790,965 km18h31m+48°18'88.8°75.4°
Approach11 Nov 201917.51.033 AU0.060 AU23.45 LD9,013,837 km23h59m+09°57'134.3°43.3°
Brightest12 Nov 201917.51.035 AU0.061 AU23.71 LD9,116,531 km00h23m+03°42'137.0°40.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2005 WD is 110 - 250 m.

2005 WD- 2019-10-14
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