2016 WC2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today1 Apr 202029.41.617 AU0.893 AU347.33 LD133,535,264 km16h50m-23°32'117.3°33.3°
Brightest15 Jun 202023.31.052 AU0.063 AU24.62 LD9,466,585 km21h30m-10°02'122.9°54.2°
Approach19 Jun 202023.81.023 AU0.054 AU21.16 LD8,136,556 km23h23m+02°56'95.5°81.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 WC2 is 10 - 22 m.

2016 WC2- 2020-04-01
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