2018 KR
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest3 Jun 202320.01.024 AU0.020 AU7.74 LD2,977,395 km17h28m+36°21'120.4°58.6°
Approach6 Jun 202320.61.016 AU0.017 AU6.68 LD2,568,202 km15h35m+61°16'94.4°84.6°
Today4 Dec 202328.50.910 AU1.185 AU461.09 LD177,274,931 km13h24m-08°37'48.5°54.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 KR is 15 - 30 m.

2018 KR- 2023-12-04

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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.