2019 AB5
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest19 Jan 201918.60.998 AU0.019 AU7.59 LD2,917,094 km07h21m-23°05'135.3°43.9°
Approach19 Jan 201918.70.997 AU0.019 AU7.49 LD2,877,795 km07h58m-27°13'132.5°46.7°
Today20 Mar 201923.71.179 AU0.212 AU82.49 LD31,715,994 km13h46m-18°03'147.1°27.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.5and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2019 AB5 is 20 - 45 m.

2019 AB5- 2019-03-20
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