2017 XQ60
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today21 Oct 202025.41.175 AU0.517 AU201.07 LD77,304,019 km08h25m+71°32'96.8°57.3°
Brightest20 Dec 202018.61.001 AU0.028 AU11.08 LD4,259,686 km09h11m-01°27'126.2°52.5°
Approach21 Dec 202018.70.998 AU0.028 AU10.77 LD4,139,038 km09h03m-15°02'120.6°58.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 XQ60 is 35 - 80 m.

2017 XQ60- 2020-10-21
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