2020 NC
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach2 Jul 202319.41.001 AU0.036 AU13.97 LD5,370,634 km11h11m+15°33'63.0°115.2°
Brightest8 Jul 202318.51.018 AU0.045 AU17.36 LD6,676,249 km12h55m-10°44'90.9°86.6°
Today21 May 202424.71.065 AU1.287 AU500.69 LD192,498,330 km00h28m-00°03'53.6°49.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 NC is 100 - 220 m.

2020 NC- 2024-05-21
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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.