2018 VX6
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest6 Dec 201818.71.018 AU0.050 AU19.43 LD7,468,887 km04h58m-27°50'129.7°48.2°
Approach10 Dec 201819.20.994 AU0.042 AU16.50 LD6,344,627 km06h40m-53°54'100.6°77.0°
Today14 Dec 201820.60.972 AU0.049 AU19.16 LD7,365,919 km10h37m-64°41'74.0°103.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.4and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 VX6 is 55 - 125 m.

2018 VX6- 2018-12-14
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