2018 UQ1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today21 Apr 201923.11.517 AU0.629 AU244.84 LD94,130,882 km16h55m-24°26'135.0°27.9°
Approach17 Jan 202138.90.821 AU0.164 AU63.65 LD24,471,063 km19h54m-26°24'5.8°173.0°
Brightest16 Feb 202122.40.921 AU0.251 AU97.84 LD37,615,610 km17h16m-28°59'67.4°98.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.0and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 UQ1 is 105 - 235 m.

2018 UQ1- 2019-04-21

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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 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.