2018 BP
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today30 May 202024.71.902 AU1.782 AU693.48 LD266,620,584 km10h06m+11°32'80.7°31.7°
Brightest25 Aug 202119.41.083 AU0.182 AU70.68 LD27,175,396 km02h35m+22°56'108.8°62.1°
Approach3 Sep 202119.61.040 AU0.171 AU66.39 LD25,524,494 km04h09m+25°34'96.0°74.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 20.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 BP is 195 - 430 m.

2018 BP- 2020-05-30
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