2012 KT12
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today21 Mar 201924.11.149 AU0.176 AU68.51 LD26,338,875 km13h42m-19°59'147.8°27.5°
Brightest3 May 201921.11.038 AU0.041 AU15.85 LD6,093,827 km17h41m-32°17'135.7°42.8°
Approach9 May 201921.41.027 AU0.037 AU14.29 LD5,495,234 km19h36m-26°04'117.0°61.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.3and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2012 KT12 is 15 - 35 m.

2012 KT12- 2019-03-21
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