2005 XO66
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today25 Oct 202023.71.326 AU0.346 AU134.50 LD51,709,493 km03h05m+22°09'161.1°14.0°
Brightest21 Dec 202020.60.991 AU0.044 AU17.25 LD6,632,387 km00h08m+15°44'98.3°79.1°
Approach29 Dec 202023.40.962 AU0.029 AU11.16 LD4,290,028 km21h00m-02°06'41.2°137.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.6 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2005 XO66 is 30 - 70 m.

2005 XO66- 2020-10-25
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