2017 SL16
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today18 Sep 202020.41.012 AU0.024 AU9.46 LD3,636,541 km02h37m+63°14'107.2°71.5°
Approach20 Sep 202019.61.018 AU0.023 AU8.85 LD3,404,175 km01h52m+43°42'127.8°51.2°
Brightest24 Sep 202019.21.028 AU0.027 AU10.45 LD4,017,013 km01h20m+12°31'157.7°21.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 SL16 is 20 - 40 m.

2017 SL16- 2020-09-18

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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.