2008 GM2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today15 Aug 202027.11.173 AU0.232 AU90.13 LD34,650,537 km00h18m+18°03'129.1°42.1°
Brightest9 Oct 202023.11.050 AU0.055 AU21.30 LD8,190,744 km23h40m-01°59'158.6°20.3°
Approach25 Oct 202023.91.006 AU0.040 AU15.66 LD6,022,034 km22h18m-41°24'105.8°72.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 28.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2008 GM2 is 6 - 13 m.

2008 GM2- 2020-08-15
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