2017 MF3
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today22 Apr 202426.40.955 AU0.280 AU109.01 LD41,909,993 km07h03m+43°48'71.6°92.2°
Approach12 Jun 202421.81.011 AU0.027 AU10.64 LD4,090,671 km22h59m+39°38'79.6°98.8°
Brightest15 Jun 202421.11.028 AU0.034 AU13.10 LD5,038,061 km21h53m+07°04'110.6°67.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 MF3 is 15 - 40 m.

2017 MF3- 2024-04-22
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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.