2016 DL
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today15 Nov 201823.10.428 AU0.745 AU290.00 LD111,495,677 km16h49m-08°58'23.7°112.0°
Approach15 Jan 201919.60.957 AU0.053 AU20.79 LD7,992,643 km16h11m-71°55'58.9°118.4°
Brightest19 Jan 201918.70.979 AU0.067 AU26.12 LD10,043,329 km04h59m-70°27'83.6°92.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.3and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 DL is 145 - 325 m.

2016 DL- 2018-11-15
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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 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.