2008 WG96
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today6 Oct 202228.50.550 AU0.620 AU241.36 LD92,796,446 km14h37m-14°44'29.2°117.3°
Approach27 Nov 202222.00.996 AU0.043 AU16.67 LD6,409,708 km09h46m+16°49'101.7°75.8°
Brightest1 Dec 202221.41.030 AU0.054 AU21.03 LD8,084,088 km07h08m+24°22'143.3°34.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2008 WG96 is 15 - 35 m.

2008 WG96- 2022-10-06

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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.

(Left-click and drag to rotate the view; right-click and drag to move the view; use scroll wheel to zoom in our out.)

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.

The following chart shows the path of the NEO in the coming days or hours. The field of view is optimized for (~10x50) binoculars and finderscopes. A more printer-friendly version of the same chart can be found below.