2016 CA138
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest18 Feb 202018.11.039 AU0.055 AU21.23 LD8,162,885 km10h58m-03°43'159.3°19.6°
Approach18 Feb 202018.11.039 AU0.054 AU21.19 LD8,146,387 km10h49m-06°30'158.8°20.1°
Today24 Feb 202019.31.037 AU0.069 AU26.93 LD10,353,222 km08h57m-33°43'131.6°45.5°

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- 2020-02-24
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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.