2018 BA
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach16 Jan 202118.21.021 AU0.038 AU14.65 LD5,631,356 km07h58m+17°47'176.8°3.1°
Brightest16 Jan 202118.11.021 AU0.038 AU14.67 LD5,639,369 km08h00m+20°35'178.8°1.2°
Today1 Aug 202127.91.537 AU1.180 AU459.04 LD176,486,582 km14h43m+04°07'88.6°41.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 BA is 25 - 60 m.

2018 BA- 2021-08-01

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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 light curve 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 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.