2018 KS
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest2 May 202025.21.093 AU0.120 AU46.88 LD18,023,628 km13h02m+25°27'132.4°42.9°
Approach21 May 202025.71.035 AU0.106 AU41.13 LD15,813,197 km10h58m+13°58'99.5°74.7°
Today5 Jul 202030.50.884 AU0.167 AU65.10 LD25,028,317 km07h17m-11°29'34.6°139.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 KS is 7 - 16 m.

2018 KS- 2020-07-05
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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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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.