2018 VF
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest17 Aug 202321.91.016 AU0.035 AU13.59 LD5,226,814 km16h14m+10°26'95.0°83.0°
Approach22 Aug 202323.40.997 AU0.025 AU9.56 LD3,674,802 km13h33m+38°03'53.2°125.6°
Today29 Feb 202429.51.896 AU1.341 AU521.88 LD200,645,983 km05h48m+21°54'107.8°29.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 VF is 15 - 35 m.

2018 VF- 2024-02-29
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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.