2018 QE
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach24 Sep 202129.70.990 AU0.014 AU5.30 LD2,038,223 km10h55m-07°06'18.7°161.1°
Brightest5 Oct 202123.20.997 AU0.027 AU10.37 LD3,988,633 km07h16m+15°24'83.3°95.2°
Today23 Oct 202123.81.027 AU0.061 AU23.92 LD9,195,980 km05h58m+20°30'119.8°57.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 QE is 8 - 17 m.

2018 QE- 2021-10-23
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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 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.