2018 VG
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest19 Oct 202021.31.034 AU0.040 AU15.40 LD5,918,918 km00h52m+23°06'163.1°16.3°
Approach21 Oct 202021.51.031 AU0.039 AU15.08 LD5,797,919 km00h11m+17°00'156.4°22.7°
Today27 Oct 202022.51.021 AU0.044 AU17.16 LD6,599,217 km22h40m+00°10'127.6°50.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 VG is 9 - 20 m.

2018 VG- 2020-10-27
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