2023 GC2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach3 Apr 202421.51.007 AU0.021 AU8.28 LD3,181,771 km07h57m-13°27'106.9°72.0°
Brightest6 Apr 202421.21.014 AU0.023 AU9.02 LD3,468,006 km09h14m+00°02'122.6°56.3°
Today22 Apr 202423.11.050 AU0.063 AU24.66 LD9,482,484 km12h03m+24°07'133.9°43.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2023 GC2 is 9 - 20 m.

2023 GC2- 2024-04-22
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