2020 NK1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest29 Jul 202016.01.022 AU0.066 AU25.49 LD9,800,503 km02h14m+03°31'94.3°82.1°
Approach31 Jul 202016.60.999 AU0.055 AU21.41 LD8,232,898 km03h30m+31°04'71.2°105.8°
Today15 Aug 202021.30.827 AU0.260 AU101.03 LD38,842,382 km10h49m+50°09'38.9°129.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 19.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 NK1 is 420 - 940 m.

2020 NK1- 2020-08-15
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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.