2017 WM16
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today16 Sep 201925.51.208 AU0.247 AU96.07 LD36,936,094 km23h28m+36°02'141.0°31.6°
Brightest14 Nov 201921.51.031 AU0.048 AU18.51 LD7,115,921 km05h07m+34°13'150.2°28.5°
Approach15 Nov 201921.51.030 AU0.047 AU18.46 LD7,095,611 km05h21m+31°11'149.5°29.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 WM16 is 10 - 25 m.

2017 WM16- 2019-09-16
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