2020 RO
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today20 Sep 202018.61.043 AU0.052 AU20.22 LD7,773,590 km23h13m-43°08'137.2°40.9°
Brightest21 Sep 202018.51.033 AU0.046 AU17.72 LD6,812,980 km23h42m-52°19'128.1°49.9°
Approach25 Sep 202019.01.011 AU0.039 AU15.22 LD5,849,978 km03h28m-71°24'101.0°76.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 RO is 60 - 130 m.

2020 RO- 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.