2014 AK51
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach3 Jan 201921.40.980 AU0.004 AU1.44 LD553,289 km17h01m-55°21'38.6°141.3°
Brightest4 Jan 201919.30.982 AU0.006 AU2.33 LD895,551 km13h30m-21°33'74.8°104.9°
Today21 Jan 201923.41.034 AU0.090 AU34.88 LD13,409,919 km12h06m+08°44'121.9°53.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.6and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2014 AK51 is 15 - 30 m.

2014 AK51- 2019-01-21
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