2018 XR
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today18 May 202221.40.766 AU0.326 AU126.82 LD48,757,585 km05h07m+49°05'34.6°131.4°
Approach13 Jun 202217.30.984 AU0.059 AU23.14 LD8,897,658 km02h58m-21°05'56.7°120.4°
Brightest17 Jun 202215.81.030 AU0.079 AU30.79 LD11,839,209 km01h16m-58°11'98.3°77.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 18.6 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 XR is 510 - 1140 m.

2018 XR- 2022-05-18

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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.