2018 AN2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today15 Nov 201825.11.135 AU0.387 AU150.71 LD57,942,486 km10h40m+73°33'102.1°58.4°
Brightest11 Jan 201920.61.025 AU0.063 AU24.56 LD9,442,244 km03h43m+36°10'129.6°47.7°
Approach13 Jan 201920.71.020 AU0.062 AU24.02 LD9,236,350 km03h34m+24°22'124.7°52.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.8and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 AN2 is 30 - 65 m.

2018 AN2- 2018-11-15
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