2016 JW28
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today21 Mar 201925.61.469 AU0.495 AU192.72 LD74,092,977 km13h14m-09°23'158.9°14.1°
Brightest13 May 201922.51.037 AU0.080 AU31.24 LD12,010,296 km10h46m+10°04'107.3°68.5°
Approach22 May 201924.40.979 AU0.057 AU21.99 LD8,452,507 km07h46m+26°51'53.3°124.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.5and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 JW28 is 20 - 45 m.

2016 JW28- 2019-03-21
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