2020 RX8
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest4 Aug 202318.50.981 AU0.086 AU33.42 LD12,848,725 km08h06m-46°07'64.4°111.0°
Approach11 Aug 202319.80.972 AU0.056 AU21.72 LD8,349,511 km11h09m-15°02'40.5°137.4°
Today29 Feb 202421.90.929 AU1.443 AU561.55 LD215,897,372 km20h46m-37°20'39.6°42.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 19.6 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 RX8 is 320 - 715 m.

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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.