2018 AN2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today24 Jun 201926.10.973 AU0.538 AU209.28 LD80,462,194 km01h08m+17°14'69.9°78.8°
Brightest11 Jan 202020.91.026 AU0.069 AU26.93 LD10,354,976 km03h28m+37°24'126.9°50.0°
Approach13 Jan 202021.01.021 AU0.068 AU26.32 LD10,118,277 km03h21m+25°13'122.0°54.8°

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

2018 AN2- 2019-06-24
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