2018 CW2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest16 Feb 202018.61.003 AU0.018 AU7.08 LD2,720,901 km08h59m+46°17'144.2°35.2°
Approach17 Feb 202018.90.997 AU0.016 AU6.29 LD2,419,124 km06h17m+48°18'121.3°57.9°
Today25 May 202026.70.512 AU1.300 AU505.83 LD194,475,994 km02h40m+16°26'21.3°45.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 CW2 is 20 - 40 m.

2018 CW2- 2020-05-25
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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.