2019 WC5
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest10 Jan 202015.70.995 AU0.019 AU7.22 LD2,774,135 km09h54m-13°24'128.5°50.6°
Approach11 Jan 202016.10.988 AU0.016 AU6.37 LD2,447,598 km11h49m-13°05'106.8°72.3°
Today8 Jul 202024.61.884 AU0.936 AU364.08 LD139,977,359 km17h03m-15°58'149.6°15.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2019 WC5 is 85 - 190 m.

2019 WC5- 2020-07-08
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