2017 QW1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today1 Aug 202127.41.069 AU0.539 AU209.77 LD80,650,798 km03h00m+18°46'80.7°69.5°
Brightest19 Dec 202124.81.002 AU0.150 AU58.39 LD22,449,889 km12h17m+22°10'92.7°78.7°
Approach4 Jan 202225.10.969 AU0.138 AU53.59 LD20,601,682 km13h54m+06°43'79.8°92.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 QW1 is 15 - 35 m.

2017 QW1- 2021-08-01

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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.

(Left-click and drag to rotate the view; right-click and drag to move the view; use scroll wheel to zoom in our out.)

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.