2018 QN1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach12 Nov 201816.71.032 AU0.055 AU21.53 LD8,279,419 km02h17m-21°43'138.7°39.2°
Brightest19 Nov 201816.41.053 AU0.066 AU25.83 LD9,929,657 km03h33m+05°32'166.1°13.0°
Today19 Jan 201921.71.423 AU0.498 AU193.61 LD74,435,524 km05h42m+36°15'145.9°22.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.4and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 QN1 is 140 - 310 m.

2018 QN1- 2019-01-19
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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.