2018 VR1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest7 Nov 201821.01.022 AU0.039 AU15.12 LD5,813,261 km04h43m-08°07'142.4°36.3°
Approach10 Nov 201821.31.007 AU0.034 AU13.22 LD5,084,409 km06h39m-13°56'117.8°60.5°
Today19 Jan 201926.41.078 AU0.305 AU118.54 LD45,573,273 km13h03m-10°45'99.7°64.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.5and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 VR1 is 15 - 30 m.

2018 VR1- 2019-01-19

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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.