2013 YM2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest6 Jan 201920.00.991 AU0.022 AU8.65 LD3,325,510 km12h39m+39°16'108.9°69.9°
Approach9 Jan 201920.30.984 AU0.020 AU7.79 LD2,994,711 km14h56m+48°09'92.0°86.9°
Today15 Jan 201921.80.975 AU0.023 AU9.14 LD3,514,985 km17h58m+42°34'68.4°110.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.8and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2013 YM2 is 20 - 40 m.

2013 YM2- 2019-01-15
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