2016 AZ8
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach7 Jan 201917.70.972 AU0.030 AU11.60 LD4,458,040 km18h04m+42°04'66.3°112.1°
Brightest12 Jan 201916.50.996 AU0.039 AU15.22 LD5,851,675 km14h02m+67°45'107.2°70.6°
Today21 Jan 201917.21.043 AU0.078 AU30.41 LD11,690,096 km10h05m+57°17'137.1°39.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.1and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 AZ8 is 160 - 360 m.

2016 AZ8- 2019-01-21
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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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