2018 XW2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today14 Oct 201927.50.733 AU0.426 AU165.72 LD63,712,050 km13h57m-48°03'41.2°116.3°
Approach7 Dec 201920.91.007 AU0.045 AU17.36 LD6,675,306 km09h07m+10°12'118.8°59.0°
Brightest10 Dec 201920.61.021 AU0.049 AU18.93 LD7,277,345 km08h20m+31°01'136.5°41.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 XW2 is 20 - 45 m.

2018 XW2- 2019-10-14
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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 light curve chart below shows the estimated development of the NEO's magnitude during its approach to earth.


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