2022 RM
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest21 Sep 202220.51.030 AU0.043 AU16.82 LD6,465,710 km00h22m-54°02'126.4°51.6°
Approach25 Sep 202221.01.008 AU0.037 AU14.21 LD5,463,414 km04h42m-68°02'97.0°80.9°
Today6 Oct 202224.80.956 AU0.072 AU28.15 LD10,821,486 km09h27m-24°34'51.3°125.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2022 RM is 25 - 50 m.

2022 RM- 2022-10-06
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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.


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