2016 UR31
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach14 Oct 202020.71.003 AU0.043 AU16.84 LD6,474,377 km19h45m+01°09'96.6°80.9°
Brightest18 Oct 202020.21.024 AU0.050 AU19.50 LD7,497,996 km21h46m+04°19'123.1°54.6°
Today1 Aug 202128.11.406 AU2.245 AU873.51 LD335,837,102 km10h25m+08°53'26.1°18.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 UR31 is 30 - 70 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.