2020 FM
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today16 Jan 202125.90.734 AU0.413 AU160.69 LD61,779,916 km22h26m-50°39'42.4°115.3°
Approach10 Mar 202119.41.020 AU0.047 AU18.25 LD7,015,248 km14h50m-21°51'123.5°54.3°
Brightest13 Mar 202119.11.033 AU0.050 AU19.63 LD7,548,652 km14h16m-01°48'138.8°39.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 FM is 40 - 95 m.

2020 FM- 2021-01-16
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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.