2008 DB
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach10 Feb 202121.60.986 AU0.034 AU13.11 LD5,042,170 km15h31m-14°31'87.4°90.6°
Brightest17 Feb 202120.81.016 AU0.043 AU16.64 LD6,398,247 km13h28m+08°48'130.0°48.2°
Today24 Sep 202128.21.121 AU1.118 AU435.19 LD167,316,440 km16h10m-19°20'63.5°53.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2008 DB is 20 - 40 m.

2008 DB- 2021-09-24
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