2022 RA5
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest5 Oct 202220.41.011 AU0.040 AU15.47 LD5,948,304 km20h05m+57°15'105.0°72.8°
Today6 Oct 202220.41.009 AU0.038 AU14.94 LD5,743,135 km19h52m+60°16'102.5°75.4°
Approach12 Oct 202220.90.995 AU0.034 AU13.08 LD5,027,687 km14h49m+74°38'83.4°94.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2022 RA5 is 30 - 65 m.

2022 RA5- 2022-10-06
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