2018 VN1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest6 Nov 201818.81.013 AU0.022 AU8.72 LD3,354,033 km02h59m+30°00'165.5°14.2°
Approach6 Nov 201818.81.013 AU0.022 AU8.70 LD3,346,427 km03h16m+29°31'164.9°14.8°
Today15 Nov 201820.51.013 AU0.033 AU12.98 LD4,990,046 km06h28m+13°58'134.6°44.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.2and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 VN1 is 15 - 35 m.

2018 VN1- 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.