2012 RM15
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach12 Sep 202020.71.010 AU0.045 AU17.58 LD6,757,454 km17h32m-10°45'93.3°84.2°
Brightest16 Sep 202020.31.028 AU0.051 AU19.97 LD7,676,545 km19h22m-22°21'115.0°62.4°
Today24 Sep 202020.91.059 AU0.081 AU31.42 LD12,080,291 km21h24m-28°26'132.1°44.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2012 RM15 is 35 - 75 m.

2012 RM15- 2020-09-24
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