2013 DU
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest18 Jan 202018.71.010 AU0.039 AU15.20 LD5,843,950 km09h31m-22°07'131.8°46.6°
Approach20 Jan 202018.81.008 AU0.038 AU14.90 LD5,729,386 km10h19m-20°41'128.1°50.2°
Today23 Jan 202019.01.006 AU0.039 AU15.21 LD5,848,186 km11h07m-18°16'123.6°54.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2013 DU is 40 - 95 m.

2013 DU- 2020-01-23
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The interactive orbit chart above shows the near-earth object's path through the solar system and its position at the given date. Green and blue lines are shown perpendicular to the ecliptic plane: Green if the path is above the ecliptic plane, blue if it is below.

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The light curve chart below shows the estimated development of the NEO's magnitude during its approach to earth.


The following all-sky chart shows the path of the NEO in the coming months.





The following chart shows the path of the NEO in the coming days or hours. The field of view is optimized for (~10x50) binoculars and finderscopes. A more printer-friendly version of the same chart can be found below.