2018 UC
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today13 Oct 201923.21.073 AU0.116 AU45.16 LD17,362,113 km04h39m+20°01'128.0°47.1°
Brightest23 Oct 201922.31.015 AU0.062 AU24.02 LD9,234,427 km06h54m+19°04'106.9°69.8°
Approach29 Oct 201923.00.985 AU0.052 AU20.24 LD7,782,204 km09h08m+11°55'79.1°98.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 UC is 20 - 40 m.

2018 UC- 2019-10-13
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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.