2008 TC3
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest3 Oct 202225.10.999 AU0.018 AU7.12 LD2,738,691 km07h02m+06°00'83.9°95.1°
Today6 Oct 202226.00.993 AU0.014 AU5.26 LD2,021,571 km08h53m-08°26'57.6°121.7°
Approach6 Oct 202226.90.991 AU0.013 AU5.13 LD1,971,802 km09h40m-13°58'47.0°132.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 30.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2008 TC3 is 2 - 5 m.

2008 TC3- 2022-10-06
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