2022 RA
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach28 Aug 202324.21.025 AU0.055 AU21.58 LD8,298,246 km03h17m+15°37'103.7°73.2°
Brightest4 Sep 202323.61.064 AU0.068 AU26.53 LD10,199,006 km00h48m+16°02'143.0°34.8°
Today25 Sep 202325.51.164 AU0.176 AU68.41 LD26,300,118 km22h28m+09°00'154.6°21.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2022 RA is 7 - 16 m.

2022 RA- 2023-09-25
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