2018 KS
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest21 May 201919.21.018 AU0.008 AU3.25 LD1,251,326 km13h05m-09°06'138.5°41.2°
Approach22 May 201919.61.015 AU0.007 AU2.86 LD1,099,061 km11h13m-18°19'114.2°65.5°
Today23 Jul 201929.80.824 AU0.312 AU121.25 LD46,615,007 km05h24m-00°17'44.7°119.8°

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- 2019-07-23
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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 lightcurve 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 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.