2020 BW5
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach3 Jun 202325.00.985 AU0.058 AU22.71 LD8,729,534 km00h56m+02°31'58.1°119.0°
Brightest19 Jun 202323.21.063 AU0.085 AU33.15 LD12,745,818 km21h52m-13°31'121.7°54.4°
Today21 May 202429.51.574 AU2.586 AU1006.11 LD386,816,430 km03h53m+20°26'0.5°0.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 BW5 is 15 - 30 m.

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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.