2016 AO131
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today15 Nov 201821.70.997 AU0.089 AU34.74 LD13,356,705 km00h35m-63°23'92.2°82.6°
Approach22 Dec 201820.50.991 AU0.052 AU20.26 LD7,788,452 km09h15m-47°18'97.0°80.0°
Brightest9 Jan 201920.01.024 AU0.064 AU24.95 LD9,593,057 km10h06m-10°14'127.7°49.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.1and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 AO131 is 40 - 90 m.

2016 AO131- 2018-11-15

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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.