2012 RK15
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach24 Jan 202018.70.979 AU0.020 AU7.85 LD3,016,573 km15h37m+02°06'73.5°105.3°
Brightest26 Jan 202017.60.996 AU0.026 AU10.22 LD3,929,995 km13h00m+11°06'115.1°63.5°
Today10 Aug 202028.92.676 AU3.214 AU1250.44 LD480,754,234 km12h27m-02°54'49.9°16.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2012 RK15 is 60 - 130 m.

2012 RK15- 2020-08-10
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