2020 RQ3
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest19 Sep 202018.21.019 AU0.019 AU7.47 LD2,872,471 km21h17m+23°28'136.1°43.2°
Approach19 Sep 202018.81.007 AU0.016 AU6.13 LD2,357,305 km18h44m+33°32'101.0°78.2°
Today20 Sep 202019.31.004 AU0.016 AU6.25 LD2,403,140 km17h50m+34°06'89.6°89.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 RQ3 is 25 - 55 m.

2020 RQ3- 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.