2010 PK9
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today14 Jul 201922.50.939 AU0.122 AU47.35 LD18,202,827 km04h30m+03°13'47.5°127.0°
Approach26 Jul 201915.21.031 AU0.021 AU8.23 LD3,165,998 km23h32m-40°41'134.3°44.9°
Brightest27 Jul 201914.91.037 AU0.024 AU9.16 LD3,521,187 km21h13m-41°15'155.7°23.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2010 PK9 is 115 - 260 m.

2010 PK9- 2019-07-14
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