2016 CO246
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest17 Feb 202021.31.018 AU0.051 AU19.84 LD7,629,365 km13h48m+21°46'125.1°52.6°
Approach23 Feb 202021.61.006 AU0.047 AU18.31 LD7,039,987 km15h17m+33°58'109.3°68.2°
Today28 Feb 202022.10.996 AU0.050 AU19.27 LD7,410,450 km16h44m+40°26'94.7°82.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 CO246 is 20 - 40 m.

2016 CO246- 2020-02-28

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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 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.

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.