2017 RO17
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today6 Oct 202226.41.198 AU0.405 AU157.59 LD60,589,844 km05h29m+22°07'109.5°51.9°
Brightest1 Dec 202221.21.045 AU0.062 AU24.27 LD9,331,503 km03h37m+04°58'159.1°19.7°
Approach8 Dec 202221.81.008 AU0.049 AU19.14 LD7,359,694 km01h20m-11°15'116.3°61.2°

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.