2018 YT2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest5 Jan 201920.41.035 AU0.059 AU22.90 LD8,803,264 km08h31m+02°19'150.7°27.7°
Approach11 Jan 201920.61.019 AU0.053 AU20.76 LD7,982,272 km09h01m-21°14'131.2°46.5°
Today20 Mar 201924.81.021 AU0.238 AU92.42 LD35,532,689 km17h57m-66°35'89.4°77.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.2and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2018 YT2 is 25 - 55 m.

2018 YT2- 2019-03-20

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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 lightcurve 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 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.