2017 UJ8
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today25 Feb 202028.71.806 AU1.442 AU561.03 LD215,696,843 km04h19m+38°57'94.0°33.1°
Approach19 Oct 202121.51.009 AU0.054 AU20.85 LD8,017,788 km06h36m-08°36'103.1°74.0°
Brightest23 Oct 202121.11.033 AU0.061 AU23.76 LD9,134,724 km05h28m+14°38'127.4°49.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 UJ8 is 25 - 55 m.

2017 UJ8- 2020-02-25
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