2018 VS1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest9 Nov 201819.20.996 AU0.012 AU4.68 LD1,798,005 km03h03m-46°20'116.8°62.5°
Approach10 Nov 201820.20.988 AU0.009 AU3.62 LD1,389,979 km05h32m-84°38'77.1°102.4°
Today15 Nov 201835.60.961 AU0.029 AU11.14 LD4,281,552 km14h42m-23°02'9.9°169.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.6and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 VS1 is 15 - 30 m.

2018 VS1- 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.

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The lightcurve chart below shows the estimated development of the NEO's magnitude during its approach to earth.


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