2017 UG3
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today14 Oct 201925.71.076 AU0.175 AU68.13 LD26,192,667 km20h58m-16°35'112.3°59.0°
Approach9 Dec 201923.21.023 AU0.064 AU24.93 LD9,584,977 km01h05m+16°20'124.5°52.5°
Brightest16 Dec 201923.01.039 AU0.070 AU27.06 LD10,404,143 km02h36m+24°12'140.2°37.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 UG3 is 10 - 22 m.

2017 UG3- 2019-10-14

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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.