2018 RQ4
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today20 Sep 202026.81.079 AU0.290 AU112.74 LD43,346,637 km18h18m-22°05'97.0°67.5°
Approach2 Dec 202023.01.012 AU0.059 AU22.91 LD8,807,607 km00h18m+03°40'114.7°62.3°
Brightest8 Dec 202022.71.032 AU0.066 AU25.49 LD9,798,823 km01h57m+12°52'135.1°42.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 RQ4 is 10 - 25 m.

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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.