2016 CA138
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest18 Feb 201918.11.040 AU0.055 AU21.41 LD8,230,663 km11h00m-04°03'158.8°20.1°
Approach18 Feb 201918.11.039 AU0.055 AU21.36 LD8,214,097 km10h51m-06°48'158.3°20.6°
Today21 Apr 201924.20.996 AU0.418 AU162.80 LD62,592,901 km05h22m-50°04'76.8°79.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.3and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 CA138 is 60 - 130 m.

2016 CA138- 2019-04-21

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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.

(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.