2018 JY
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today11 Apr 202122.91.253 AU0.272 AU105.97 LD40,741,039 km11h39m-18°17'154.0°20.5°
Brightest22 May 202121.61.017 AU0.075 AU29.31 LD11,269,924 km10h31m+17°26'91.8°84.0°
Approach1 Jun 202122.60.987 AU0.054 AU21.18 LD8,144,296 km09h04m+58°37'59.2°118.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 JY is 40 - 85 m.

2018 JY- 2021-04-11
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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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