2018 BW1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today28 Nov 202225.21.047 AU0.146 AU56.63 LD21,772,192 km22h19m+71°31'110.5°62.0°
Approach10 Jan 202322.61.000 AU0.042 AU16.53 LD6,354,745 km12h28m+29°02'112.4°65.4°
Brightest12 Jan 202322.51.002 AU0.043 AU16.73 LD6,431,386 km12h17m+20°23'114.3°63.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 BW1 is 10 - 25 m.

2018 BW1- 2022-11-28
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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.

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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.