2018 FW4
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today31 May 202026.20.897 AU0.343 AU133.39 LD51,283,905 km08h56m+22°28'60.6°99.9°
Approach23 Jul 202022.61.006 AU0.064 AU24.83 LD9,544,964 km23h13m+77°00'79.4°97.0°
Brightest1 Aug 202021.81.057 AU0.081 AU31.39 LD12,068,494 km22h14m+39°00'119.4°56.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 FW4 is 25 - 55 m.

2018 FW4- 2020-05-31
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