2017 RO17
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest1 Dec 202221.21.045 AU0.062 AU24.27 LD9,332,549 km03h37m+04°58'159.1°19.7°
Approach8 Dec 202221.81.008 AU0.049 AU19.14 LD7,359,941 km01h20m-11°14'116.3°61.1°
Today4 Dec 202327.30.581 AU1.187 AU461.80 LD177,546,668 km14h38m-15°36'29.2°55.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 RO17 is 15 - 35 m.

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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.