2016 JC6
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today22 Apr 202420.21.029 AU0.162 AU63.02 LD24,228,026 km20h12m-32°18'93.8°77.1°
Brightest26 May 202418.21.017 AU0.057 AU22.03 LD8,469,364 km21h44m+13°06'92.0°84.9°
Approach1 Jun 202418.51.005 AU0.051 AU19.79 LD7,610,272 km22h34m+37°20'77.7°99.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 JC6 is 140 - 315 m.

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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.