2016 CA138
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today10 Dec 201924.21.041 AU0.477 AU185.70 LD71,395,660 km14h44m+54°36'83.1°69.9°
Brightest18 Feb 202018.01.040 AU0.055 AU21.25 LD8,168,289 km10h57m-03°14'160.0°19.0°
Approach18 Feb 202018.01.040 AU0.054 AU21.20 LD8,151,803 km10h47m-06°00'159.5°19.5°

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

2016 CA138- 2019-12-10
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