2012 VK5
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest23 Nov 202220.31.058 AU0.075 AU29.20 LD11,226,133 km03h08m+40°10'157.9°20.6°
Approach4 Dec 202220.91.022 AU0.064 AU24.95 LD9,593,300 km00h21m+44°54'123.0°54.0°
Today25 Sep 202326.51.120 AU0.711 AU276.83 LD106,432,735 km06h51m+22°38'79.6°61.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2012 VK5 is 30 - 65 m.

2012 VK5- 2023-09-25
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