2017 WP
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today23 Oct 202123.00.955 AU0.213 AU82.80 LD31,834,878 km09h04m-69°53'73.1°94.6°
Approach14 Nov 202117.21.013 AU0.031 AU12.09 LD4,647,855 km01h41m-15°35'138.9°40.0°
Brightest14 Nov 202117.11.015 AU0.032 AU12.35 LD4,749,817 km01h25m-04°18'144.0°34.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 WP is 65 - 145 m.

2017 WP- 2021-10-23
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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.

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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.