2008 DB
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today3 Dec 202027.30.809 AU0.340 AU132.19 LD50,823,061 km20h18m-29°59'49.8°111.5°
Approach10 Feb 202121.60.986 AU0.034 AU13.23 LD5,085,160 km15h33m-14°45'87.0°91.1°
Brightest17 Feb 202120.81.016 AU0.043 AU16.76 LD6,444,848 km13h29m+08°38'129.7°48.4°

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- 2020-12-03
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