2013 RV9
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today14 Dec 201823.40.935 AU0.175 AU68.08 LD26,176,310 km21h38m+05°51'68.7°101.3°
Approach6 Feb 201919.41.000 AU0.047 AU18.10 LD6,957,024 km03h50m+44°54'106.8°70.7°
Brightest12 Feb 201919.11.018 AU0.052 AU20.07 LD7,714,902 km06h04m+37°16'126.0°51.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.6and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2013 RV9 is 50 - 115 m.

2013 RV9- 2018-12-14

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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.

(Left-click and drag to rotate the view; right-click and drag to move the view; use scroll wheel to zoom in our out.)

The lightcurve 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 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.