2020 BC9
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach20 Feb 202018.31.002 AU0.036 AU13.97 LD5,370,533 km12h23m-51°05'111.3°66.8°
Brightest21 Feb 202018.31.003 AU0.036 AU14.10 LD5,421,733 km12h56m-45°26'112.8°65.3°
Today24 Feb 202018.51.008 AU0.042 AU16.21 LD6,232,460 km14h03m-26°57'115.8°62.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 BC9 is 60 - 135 m.

2020 BC9- 2020-02-24
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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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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.