2018 WH
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today6 Oct 202231.10.881 AU0.189 AU73.40 LD28,219,637 km15h51m-13°05'46.6°124.5°
Approach15 Nov 202222.70.988 AU0.007 AU2.67 LD1,024,919 km10h46m+18°58'77.0°102.6°
Brightest16 Nov 202221.70.993 AU0.009 AU3.44 LD1,323,233 km07h58m+23°30'117.0°62.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 29.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 WH is 3 - 7 m.

2018 WH- 2022-10-06

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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 light curve 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 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.