2018 LU2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today18 May 202228.40.907 AU0.146 AU56.96 LD21,900,676 km06h20m+06°33'41.6°132.3°
Approach9 Jun 202222.91.016 AU0.039 AU15.23 LD5,856,510 km11h30m+11°02'90.6°87.1°
Brightest13 Jun 202222.41.036 AU0.046 AU17.71 LD6,807,253 km13h34m+07°57'115.9°61.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 LU2 is 10 - 25 m.

2018 LU2- 2022-05-18
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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.