2017 UJ8
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today23 Aug 201926.40.899 AU0.431 AU167.69 LD64,470,840 km12h42m-39°18'62.6°92.2°
Approach21 Oct 201920.31.012 AU0.037 AU14.56 LD5,595,967 km05h33m-20°35'115.4°62.7°
Brightest24 Oct 201919.91.028 AU0.043 AU16.62 LD6,388,338 km04h30m+03°47'140.4°38.1°

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- 2019-08-23
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