2023 KM
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest21 May 202320.21.073 AU0.061 AU23.66 LD9,096,725 km15h41m-20°25'177.9°2.0°
Approach23 May 202320.41.072 AU0.060 AU23.49 LD9,032,946 km15h45m-14°38'173.1°6.5°
Today7 Jun 202321.71.072 AU0.072 AU27.83 LD10,701,556 km16h07m+12°35'142.6°35.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2023 KM is 20 - 40 m.

2023 KM- 2023-06-07
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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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