2020 VA1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest16 Nov 202018.51.024 AU0.036 AU14.10 LD5,420,886 km03h35m+04°51'165.9°13.6°
Approach20 Nov 202019.01.010 AU0.030 AU11.66 LD4,483,054 km05h21m-16°41'136.2°42.6°
Today3 Dec 202022.50.978 AU0.071 AU27.60 LD10,610,375 km10h07m-39°50'81.6°94.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 VA1 is 30 - 60 m.

2020 VA1- 2020-12-03
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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.