2015 SZ16
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest13 Mar 202021.00.981 AU0.097 AU37.64 LD14,470,888 km04h48m-41°26'79.7°94.7°
Approach24 Mar 202024.10.946 AU0.061 AU23.86 LD9,172,784 km02h24m-03°00'33.0°145.0°
Today8 Apr 202024.40.910 AU0.121 AU47.02 LD18,079,128 km23h38m+40°01'38.4°136.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2015 SZ16 is 75 - 170 m.

2015 SZ16- 2020-04-08
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