2019 SJ8
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest15 Oct 201918.01.032 AU0.035 AU13.70 LD5,265,270 km01h18m-02°41'168.9°10.8°
Approach20 Oct 201918.41.019 AU0.030 AU11.54 LD4,437,706 km03h05m-22°37'140.7°38.3°
Today25 Feb 202024.41.384 AU0.431 AU167.86 LD64,535,186 km08h47m-03°26'151.4°20.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2019 SJ8 is 35 - 75 m.

2019 SJ8- 2020-02-25

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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 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.

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.