2018 GD2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today21 Sep 201928.30.974 AU0.081 AU31.65 LD12,167,082 km07h52m-33°54'65.7°110.0°
Approach8 Oct 201925.21.024 AU0.049 AU18.96 LD7,290,750 km04h55m+01°19'119.5°58.1°
Brightest15 Oct 201924.81.045 AU0.056 AU21.76 LD8,365,818 km03h26m+20°56'146.9°31.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 29.6 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 GD2 is 3 - 7 m.

2018 GD2- 2019-09-21
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