2018 FU1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach16 Sep 201923.51.002 AU0.047 AU18.41 LD7,079,028 km05h52m+25°17'84.9°92.4°
Today21 Sep 201923.01.012 AU0.049 AU18.95 LD7,285,242 km05h15m+13°46'98.3°79.0°
Brightest29 Sep 201922.81.031 AU0.057 AU22.34 LD8,589,962 km04h23m-04°11'118.8°58.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 FU1 is 10 - 25 m.

2018 FU1- 2019-09-21

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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.