2005 WD
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today23 Aug 201923.11.271 AU0.580 AU225.61 LD86,740,065 km18h37m+51°07'102.7°50.9°
Approach8 Nov 201916.21.026 AU0.040 AU15.73 LD6,048,601 km04h15m+38°38'151.4°27.5°
Brightest9 Nov 201916.11.028 AU0.041 AU16.05 LD6,169,551 km04h26m+27°37'156.3°22.8°

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- 2019-08-23
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