2009 DS43
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today15 Dec 201928.21.507 AU0.975 AU379.44 LD145,880,740 km09h56m-21°34'100.5°40.0°
Brightest27 Feb 202020.91.008 AU0.038 AU14.89 LD5,724,200 km14h48m-05°03'116.1°62.0°
Approach28 Feb 202021.20.998 AU0.035 AU13.66 LD5,250,676 km16h03m+08°59'100.8°77.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2009 DS43 is 20 - 40 m.

2009 DS43- 2019-12-15
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