2020 TC3
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest17 Oct 202019.91.018 AU0.040 AU15.46 LD5,942,490 km21h35m+02°22'121.4°56.7°
Approach20 Oct 202020.31.000 AU0.034 AU13.37 LD5,141,213 km19h53m+19°15'96.4°81.7°
Today25 Oct 202022.60.973 AU0.047 AU18.27 LD7,025,859 km16h50m+34°56'62.2°115.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 TC3 is 30 - 65 m.

2020 TC3- 2020-10-25
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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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