2023 KA2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest25 May 202317.41.015 AU0.004 AU1.39 LD533,843 km15h14m+33°49'124.0°55.9°
Approach25 May 202318.21.013 AU0.003 AU1.06 LD408,425 km15h15m+73°57'84.8°95.1°
Today7 Jun 202331.60.910 AU0.116 AU45.25 LD17,398,298 km03h16m+17°32'24.3°152.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.6 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2023 KA2 is 8 - 18 m.

2023 KA2- 2023-06-07
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