2020 KU
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest22 May 202018.31.014 AU0.003 AU1.22 LD469,401 km19h04m+28°28'113.7°66.1°
Approach23 May 202018.81.013 AU0.003 AU1.03 LD395,929 km21h25m+22°10'90.1°89.8°
Today31 May 202026.90.992 AU0.031 AU12.21 LD4,696,045 km02h38m-15°06'46.3°132.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 28.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 KU is 5 - 12 m.

2020 KU- 2020-05-31
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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.