2020 HW6
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach19 Apr 202422.91.002 AU0.053 AU20.63 LD7,933,275 km20h07m-00°48'85.8°91.1°
Today22 Apr 202422.71.007 AU0.054 AU20.92 LD8,042,317 km20h06m-10°33'90.6°86.4°
Brightest26 Apr 202422.61.018 AU0.059 AU22.94 LD8,819,516 km20h04m-27°37'99.4°77.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 HW6 is 15 - 40 m.

2020 HW6- 2024-04-22
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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.