2011 WQ2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today6 Oct 202223.30.997 AU0.063 AU24.53 LD9,431,217 km18h48m-69°40'85.6°90.8°
Brightest8 Oct 202223.30.991 AU0.055 AU21.37 LD8,214,535 km17h41m-74°52'79.7°97.1°
Approach16 Oct 202223.90.977 AU0.039 AU15.30 LD5,882,682 km10h16m-53°01'58.0°120.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2011 WQ2 is 15 - 35 m.

2011 WQ2- 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.

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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.