2023 KW2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest3 Jun 202318.71.031 AU0.035 AU13.51 LD5,195,275 km14h07m+27°13'117.6°60.7°
Approach6 Jun 202319.11.018 AU0.030 AU11.80 LD4,536,172 km14h36m+56°04'95.9°82.4°
Today25 Sep 202323.81.397 AU0.449 AU174.81 LD67,208,258 km01h37m+26°56'145.6°24.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2023 KW2 is 50 - 105 m.

2023 KW2- 2023-09-25
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