2018 NW
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today7 Jun 202329.30.842 AU0.396 AU154.06 LD59,231,888 km05h46m-29°31'53.5°104.3°
Approach9 Jul 202323.31.014 AU0.026 AU10.02 LD3,852,581 km12h11m-16°06'82.8°95.8°
Brightest10 Jul 202323.01.020 AU0.029 AU11.12 LD4,274,128 km13h36m-00°55'95.0°83.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 NW is 7 - 16 m.

2018 NW- 2023-06-07
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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.