2012 XQ2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today23 Oct 202124.81.035 AU0.160 AU62.43 LD24,004,133 km20h05m+38°29'100.1°71.2°
Approach29 Nov 202121.41.027 AU0.052 AU20.42 LD7,850,641 km01h28m+23°01'139.9°38.2°
Brightest2 Dec 202121.31.032 AU0.054 AU21.07 LD8,099,480 km02h16m+15°07'146.7°31.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2012 XQ2 is 15 - 35 m.

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