2016 HP6
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest7 May 202017.11.019 AU0.012 AU4.48 LD1,724,101 km16h34m+02°25'149.2°30.5°
Approach7 May 202017.21.018 AU0.011 AU4.36 LD1,675,034 km17h21m-04°27'143.1°36.5°
Today12 Jul 202023.61.159 AU0.187 AU72.92 LD28,034,293 km22h40m-32°41'135.9°37.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 HP6 is 20 - 50 m.

2016 HP6- 2020-07-12
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