2015 UG
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today16 Jan 202124.41.446 AU0.747 AU290.47 LD111,675,517 km12h34m+14°13'112.7°38.9°
Brightest5 Apr 202118.51.060 AU0.071 AU27.67 LD10,638,777 km13h27m-40°11'145.1°32.7°
Approach10 Apr 202118.81.035 AU0.063 AU24.40 LD9,379,908 km12h53m-67°58'119.9°57.1°

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

2015 UG- 2021-01-16
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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.

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The light curve 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 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.