2017 YQ8
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest30 Dec 201819.91.024 AU0.054 AU21.10 LD8,110,339 km09h16m+53°01'137.7°40.3°
Approach2 Jan 201920.21.006 AU0.049 AU18.97 LD7,291,665 km11h51m+73°40'116.1°61.4°
Today18 Mar 201926.10.591 AU0.856 AU332.88 LD127,981,037 km21h24m-07°08'36.2°84.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.6and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 YQ8 is 30 - 70 m.

2017 YQ8- 2019-03-18

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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.

(Left-click and drag to rotate the view; right-click and drag to move the view; use scroll wheel to zoom in our out.)

The lightcurve 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 of the NEO in the coming months.

The following chart shows the path of the NEO in the coming days or hours. The field of view is optimized for (~10x50) binoculars and finderscopes. A more printer-friendly version of the same chart can be found below.