2012 EM8
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today24 Feb 202021.31.102 AU0.121 AU46.93 LD18,044,411 km09h10m-02°57'157.4°20.2°
Brightest10 Apr 202019.61.036 AU0.045 AU17.48 LD6,720,437 km12h02m+29°12'138.3°40.1°
Approach12 Apr 202019.61.036 AU0.045 AU17.44 LD6,706,705 km12h17m+30°14'137.9°40.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2012 EM8 is 30 - 70 m.

2012 EM8- 2020-02-24

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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.