2006 WM3
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today3 Dec 202019.21.038 AU0.072 AU28.06 LD10,789,447 km07h42m+13°13'135.3°41.9°
Brightest4 Dec 202019.21.032 AU0.068 AU26.54 LD10,205,178 km08h04m+12°21'130.9°46.2°
Approach8 Dec 202019.51.005 AU0.061 AU23.55 LD9,053,839 km09h54m+06°32'107.9°68.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2006 WM3 is 60 - 135 m.

2006 WM3- 2020-12-03
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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.


The following all-sky chart shows the path of the NEO in the coming months.





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