2012 DS30
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today22 Jan 202023.31.064 AU0.122 AU47.45 LD18,244,018 km11h37m+53°44'128.6°46.2°
Approach2 Aug 202023.01.116 AU0.122 AU47.63 LD18,311,379 km21h49m-51°41'144.0°32.3°
Brightest10 Aug 202022.91.128 AU0.126 AU49.17 LD18,902,403 km21h04m-42°14'153.0°24.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2012 DS30 is 15 - 40 m.

2012 DS30- 2020-01-22

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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.