2018 VK1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest6 Nov 201820.61.019 AU0.029 AU11.33 LD4,355,547 km03h40m+01°39'160.4°19.1°
Approach14 Nov 201820.81.012 AU0.027 AU10.48 LD4,029,536 km05h02m-00°12'148.1°31.1°
Today15 Nov 201820.81.012 AU0.027 AU10.49 LD4,032,372 km05h10m-00°21'146.9°32.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.3and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 VK1 is 9 - 21 m.

2018 VK1- 2018-11-15
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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.