2015 KQ18
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today18 May 201921.31.054 AU0.064 AU24.79 LD9,529,810 km19h10m-30°59'130.7°46.7°
Brightest23 May 201920.51.024 AU0.034 AU13.11 LD5,039,778 km21h28m-44°57'109.3°69.0°
Approach25 May 201921.21.008 AU0.028 AU10.86 LD4,176,942 km00h42m-43°53'80.0°98.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.4and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2015 KQ18 is 20 - 50 m.

2015 KQ18- 2019-05-18

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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.