2018 YK2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today27 Sep 202224.11.161 AU0.585 AU227.57 LD87,493,051 km18h17m-36°17'90.1°59.7°
Approach22 Dec 202214.50.984 AU0.005 AU2.05 LD788,511 km22h36m+43°30'92.0°87.7°
Brightest22 Dec 202213.90.987 AU0.006 AU2.43 LD934,826 km01h25m+67°34'119.5°60.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 YK2 is 75 - 165 m.

2018 YK2- 2022-09-27
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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.


The following all-sky chart shows the path of the NEO in the coming months.