2022 SZ
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest23 Sep 202221.01.041 AU0.043 AU16.60 LD6,382,551 km22h49m-24°47'149.9°29.0°
Approach28 Sep 202221.51.018 AU0.035 AU13.68 LD5,259,807 km22h39m-59°17'115.4°62.8°
Today6 Oct 202223.50.989 AU0.046 AU17.92 LD6,891,500 km11h29m-79°53'75.6°101.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2022 SZ is 15 - 30 m.

2022 SZ- 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.

(Left-click and drag to rotate the view; right-click and drag to move the view; use scroll wheel to zoom in our out.)

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.

The following chart shows the path of the NEO in the coming days or hours. The field of view is optimized for (~10x50) binoculars and finderscopes. A more printer-friendly version of the same chart can be found below.