2018 VK
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest21 Jun 202325.61.238 AU0.456 AU177.44 LD68,220,487 km12h57m-11°32'108.4°51.2°
Approach25 Jun 202325.61.203 AU0.450 AU175.08 LD67,312,472 km12h52m-11°23'103.4°55.3°
Today23 Jun 202430.42.587 AU3.419 AU1330.40 LD511,494,067 km08h16m+21°56'29.8°11.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 VK is 25 - 60 m.

2018 VK- 2024-06-23
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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 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.