2017 AE5
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest27 Jan 202017.51.007 AU0.042 AU16.27 LD6,254,841 km12h43m+52°45'121.9°56.1°
Approach1 Feb 202018.00.987 AU0.035 AU13.59 LD5,225,446 km15h50m+40°37'91.5°86.5°
Today8 Aug 202022.21.480 AU0.476 AU185.08 LD71,158,230 km22h10m-16°20'166.0°9.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 AE5 is 90 - 205 m.

2017 AE5- 2020-08-08
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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.

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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.