2012 XA
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today25 Oct 202022.31.147 AU0.168 AU65.26 LD25,090,477 km01h48m+38°12'153.8°22.5°
Brightest10 Dec 202019.41.020 AU0.043 AU16.71 LD6,423,450 km03h26m-02°30'144.3°34.3°
Approach15 Dec 202019.61.014 AU0.041 AU15.95 LD6,132,103 km04h06m-16°16'135.4°42.9°

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

2012 XA- 2020-10-25
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