2020 RD5
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today20 Sep 202018.61.029 AU0.035 AU13.43 LD5,164,208 km02h52m+01°30'134.3°44.3°
Brightest20 Sep 202018.51.025 AU0.032 AU12.56 LD4,828,942 km03h13m+00°20'129.4°49.2°
Approach22 Sep 202019.11.008 AU0.027 AU10.59 LD4,070,060 km05h21m-06°19'99.0°79.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 RD5 is 40 - 90 m.

2020 RD5- 2020-09-20
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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.

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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.