2023 HU3
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach18 Apr 202420.41.026 AU0.043 AU16.56 LD6,368,337 km17h57m-20°52'119.6°58.4°
Brightest20 Apr 202420.11.036 AU0.045 AU17.64 LD6,783,610 km17h02m-05°44'132.8°45.3°
Today22 Apr 202420.41.048 AU0.055 AU21.43 LD8,238,471 km16h12m+08°57'140.7°37.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2023 HU3 is 25 - 60 m.

2023 HU3- 2024-04-22
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