2006 NL
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today25 May 202023.80.546 AU0.542 AU210.99 LD81,118,411 km04h48m+40°42'21.5°137.1°
Approach9 Jul 202016.01.043 AU0.057 AU22.03 LD8,471,438 km18h52m+41°11'116.3°60.9°
Brightest11 Jul 202015.71.063 AU0.062 AU24.27 LD9,329,616 km18h13m+17°51'136.4°41.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 20.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2006 NL is 265 - 595 m.

2006 NL- 2020-05-25
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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.

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The light curve chart below shows the estimated development of the NEO's magnitude during its approach to earth.


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