2020 RL1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest11 Sep 202019.21.019 AU0.014 AU5.59 LD2,149,893 km22h16m-34°57'146.2°33.4°
Approach13 Sep 202019.41.015 AU0.013 AU5.23 LD2,011,704 km23h28m-50°55'132.8°46.7°
Today20 Sep 202021.91.005 AU0.023 AU8.84 LD3,398,573 km05h51m-54°08'90.7°88.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 RL1 is 10 - 25 m.

2020 RL1- 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.