2006 DP62
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today18 May 202224.21.651 AU0.830 AU322.92 LD124,152,736 km19h28m-28°50'127.1°29.2°
Brightest14 Jul 202218.51.068 AU0.076 AU29.71 LD11,423,690 km15h56m-35°22'131.3°45.6°
Approach18 Jul 202219.11.021 AU0.062 AU24.26 LD9,327,684 km13h25m-22°02'92.9°83.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2006 DP62 is 95 - 215 m.

2006 DP62- 2022-05-18
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