2017 XY2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today21 Mar 201928.10.869 AU0.313 AU121.91 LD46,871,739 km03h42m-16°58'57.5°104.8°
Approach9 Jun 201922.31.032 AU0.039 AU15.01 LD5,771,773 km21h53m-23°01'115.4°62.6°
Brightest13 Jun 201922.11.043 AU0.042 AU16.17 LD6,216,222 km20h43m-08°47'130.3°48.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.1and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 XY2 is 10 - 25 m.

2017 XY2- 2019-03-21
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