2005 YD
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach13 Dec 202219.11.004 AU0.034 AU13.15 LD5,054,740 km02h29m-14°02'123.8°54.6°
Brightest17 Dec 202218.81.019 AU0.039 AU15.34 LD5,898,833 km04h01m+07°01'151.2°27.7°
Today4 Dec 202329.52.355 AU3.263 AU1269.71 LD488,162,847 km15h21m-15°52'19.3°7.9°

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- 2023-12-04

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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.

(Left-click and drag to rotate the view; right-click and drag to move the view; use scroll wheel to zoom in our out.)

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.