2018 UC
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today22 Feb 202027.90.843 AU1.128 AU439.00 LD168,780,620 km19h10m-22°17'46.3°58.1°
Brightest17 Oct 202024.11.026 AU0.132 AU51.41 LD19,763,516 km07h04m+20°49'99.0°73.7°
Approach25 Oct 202024.60.977 AU0.117 AU45.33 LD17,428,341 km09h05m+14°41'78.2°95.1°

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- 2020-02-22
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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.