2020 AO1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest11 Jan 202017.70.999 AU0.026 AU10.18 LD3,913,851 km11h11m+14°52'126.8°52.0°
Approach12 Jan 202018.30.986 AU0.022 AU8.48 LD3,261,560 km13h10m-01°32'95.0°83.7°
Today8 Aug 202025.82.051 AU1.046 AU407.04 LD156,491,692 km21h46m-09°32'169.3°5.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 AO1 is 50 - 110 m.

2020 AO1- 2020-08-08
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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.