2016 DL
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach15 Jan 201919.60.957 AU0.053 AU20.79 LD7,991,388 km16h11m-71°57'58.9°118.4°
Brightest19 Jan 201918.70.979 AU0.067 AU26.13 LD10,045,268 km04h59m-70°26'83.6°92.4°
Today20 Mar 201922.31.009 AU0.472 AU183.67 LD70,616,884 km05h05m-19°19'78.0°74.8°

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- 2019-03-20

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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.