2016 HF2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest15 Sep 202222.61.026 AU0.064 AU24.87 LD9,560,528 km02h45m-68°58'106.7°69.9°
Approach29 Sep 202223.90.981 AU0.049 AU19.15 LD7,362,675 km11h27m-65°31'63.9°113.5°
Today6 Oct 202226.50.958 AU0.054 AU20.89 LD8,032,227 km12h19m-42°48'38.3°139.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 HF2 is 15 - 35 m.

2016 HF2- 2022-10-06

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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.