2019 RK
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest19 Sep 201919.41.062 AU0.058 AU22.41 LD8,617,688 km23h51m-02°15'178.6°1.4°
Approach8 Oct 201920.11.032 AU0.043 AU16.74 LD6,435,087 km01h11m-35°13'138.8°39.6°
Today17 Nov 201922.31.001 AU0.072 AU28.09 LD10,800,538 km06h08m-55°41'98.0°77.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2019 RK is 25 - 50 m.

2019 RK- 2019-11-17
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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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