2017 AE3
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today23 Oct 202123.50.759 AU0.909 AU353.66 LD135,971,286 km17h01m-15°51'46.7°72.6°
Approach29 Dec 202117.70.978 AU0.030 AU11.64 LD4,474,419 km01h01m-42°23'79.3°98.9°
Brightest31 Dec 202116.90.998 AU0.037 AU14.32 LD5,505,687 km03h46m-28°51'112.9°65.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 AE3 is 115 - 260 m.

2017 AE3- 2021-10-23
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