2017 XQ60
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest21 Dec 201818.51.001 AU0.028 AU10.80 LD4,152,904 km09h05m-00°37'127.9°50.8°
Approach21 Dec 201818.60.998 AU0.027 AU10.48 LD4,028,433 km08h57m-14°30'122.2°56.5°
Today21 Jan 201925.10.887 AU0.262 AU102.01 LD39,218,481 km23h17m-76°25'61.0°104.0°

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

2017 XQ60- 2019-01-21
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