(481394) 2006 SF6
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today14 Dec 201821.01.019 AU0.492 AU191.62 LD73,670,872 km22h53m-08°17'79.8°71.9°
Brightest15 Nov 201913.71.024 AU0.036 AU14.08 LD5,411,907 km02h47m+02°57'162.4°17.0°
Approach21 Nov 201914.41.000 AU0.027 AU10.35 LD3,979,100 km01h12m-33°07'115.9°62.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 20.0and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of (481394) 2006 SF6 is 265 - 595 m.

(481394) 2006 SF6- 2018-12-14

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