2018 CW2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today22 Jan 202024.01.071 AU0.178 AU69.36 LD26,665,960 km12h39m+08°19'114.8°56.5°
Brightest17 Feb 202019.00.989 AU0.013 AU5.08 LD1,952,030 km15h44m+02°35'94.5°84.7°
Approach19 Feb 202020.80.983 AU0.009 AU3.69 LD1,418,030 km18h37m-03°50'52.5°127.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 CW2 is 20 - 45 m.

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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.