2020 WT5
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today16 Jan 202118.90.984 AU0.055 AU21.40 LD8,226,899 km11h25m-58°41'88.9°87.9°
Approach20 Jan 202118.40.992 AU0.050 AU19.49 LD7,491,995 km12h25m-35°55'97.9°79.2°
Brightest23 Jan 202118.20.999 AU0.053 AU20.50 LD7,883,363 km12h49m-18°20'105.1°72.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2020 WT5 is 100 - 225 m.

2020 WT5- 2021-01-16

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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.