2020 RQ2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest12 Sep 202020.51.079 AU0.074 AU28.60 LD10,997,524 km23h48m-08°20'172.5°7.0°
Approach17 Sep 202021.11.055 AU0.063 AU24.41 LD9,384,241 km00h05m-39°08'142.5°35.4°
Today20 Sep 202021.61.042 AU0.066 AU25.69 LD9,875,619 km00h23m-56°55'123.8°53.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 RQ2 is 20 - 45 m.

2020 RQ2- 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.