(887) Alinda
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today16 Apr 202419.52.688 AU3.336 AU1297.93 LD499,012,023 km23h06m-10°50'42.9°14.7°
Approach8 Jan 20259.41.063 AU0.083 AU32.26 LD12,403,476 km06h14m+16°32'163.6°15.1°
Brightest12 Jan 20259.31.067 AU0.085 AU33.04 LD12,704,349 km06h50m+24°28'169.4°9.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 13.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of (887) Alinda is 4 - 10 km.

(887) Alinda- 2024-04-16

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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.

The following all-sky chart shows the path of the NEO in the coming months.

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