2016 QE45
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today27 Feb 202123.50.595 AU0.679 AU264.05 LD101,517,028 km00h45m+09°26'36.0°101.9°
Approach24 Apr 202117.61.004 AU0.033 AU13.02 LD5,005,948 km22h20m-59°57'85.5°92.6°
Brightest26 Apr 202116.91.029 AU0.041 AU16.07 LD6,177,424 km16h44m-65°26'122.5°55.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 QE45 is 120 - 270 m.

2016 QE45- 2021-02-27

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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.