2012 BU61
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach5 Jan 202019.60.981 AU0.100 AU38.89 LD14,950,062 km00h11m+18°32'86.1°88.1°
Brightest9 Jan 202019.11.031 AU0.115 AU44.64 LD17,160,957 km02h16m+25°49'111.8°62.2°
Today25 Feb 202023.51.620 AU0.850 AU330.90 LD127,221,066 km06h37m+20°51'123.2°30.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2012 BU61 is 135 - 300 m.

2012 BU61- 2020-02-25
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