2023 KQ1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest24 May 202318.31.051 AU0.038 AU14.73 LD5,664,391 km16h04m-20°58'179.6°0.4°
Approach25 May 202319.01.048 AU0.036 AU14.17 LD5,447,383 km15h31m-35°06'163.7°15.7°
Today21 May 202428.11.295 AU1.318 AU512.71 LD197,119,044 km08h57m+49°48'66.0°45.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2023 KQ1 is 25 - 55 m.

2023 KQ1- 2024-05-21

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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.