2020 RF
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest15 Sep 202017.61.047 AU0.054 AU20.83 LD8,008,741 km01h55m+17°18'139.7°38.4°
Approach17 Sep 202017.71.042 AU0.052 AU20.28 LD7,798,126 km02h39m+09°36'133.7°44.2°
Today20 Sep 202018.31.033 AU0.057 AU22.23 LD8,546,900 km03h55m-05°17'118.6°58.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 RF is 95 - 205 m.

2020 RF- 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.

(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.