2005 YD
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today6 Oct 202224.41.052 AU0.286 AU111.27 LD42,779,358 km19h15m-40°17'92.5°71.8°
Approach13 Dec 202219.21.004 AU0.034 AU13.23 LD5,084,940 km02h28m-13°50'123.7°54.7°
Brightest17 Dec 202218.81.019 AU0.040 AU15.41 LD5,925,551 km03h59m+07°05'151.0°27.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2005 YD is 35 - 75 m.

2005 YD- 2022-10-06
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