2016 VH6
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today1 Apr 202024.91.246 AU0.273 AU106.16 LD40,816,298 km14h08m-23°40'151.6°22.4°
Brightest8 May 202021.51.037 AU0.046 AU17.99 LD6,916,031 km11h15m-11°41'125.4°52.6°
Approach13 May 202022.41.006 AU0.036 AU14.03 LD5,393,926 km08h56m+06°17'82.2°95.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 VH6 is 15 - 35 m.

2016 VH6- 2020-04-01
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