2018 DE1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today14 Dec 201824.91.009 AU0.212 AU82.52 LD31,726,003 km16h44m+67°07'90.6°77.3°
Brightest26 Feb 201921.41.018 AU0.057 AU22.05 LD8,478,893 km06h36m+40°50'118.3°58.9°
Approach27 Feb 201921.41.018 AU0.057 AU22.04 LD8,474,188 km06h36m+38°56'118.2°59.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.5and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 DE1 is 20 - 45 m.

2018 DE1- 2018-12-14

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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 lightcurve 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 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.