2019 VL5
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today23 Oct 202122.81.093 AU0.119 AU46.12 LD17,731,405 km03h51m+34°44'143.7°32.6°
Brightest12 Nov 202120.31.003 AU0.028 AU10.88 LD4,183,218 km05h27m+78°06'117.2°61.4°
Approach15 Nov 202121.10.987 AU0.023 AU8.83 LD3,396,048 km14h56m+64°14'82.9°95.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2019 VL5 is 20 - 40 m.

2019 VL5- 2021-10-23

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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.