2008 MP1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest7 Jul 202114.11.027 AU0.013 AU5.06 LD1,944,313 km21h50m-13°32'139.8°39.7°
Approach8 Jul 202114.61.020 AU0.011 AU4.14 LD1,590,280 km00h09m-06°14'106.0°73.5°
Today24 Sep 202123.50.949 AU0.656 AU255.35 LD98,172,741 km07h44m+16°13'65.9°74.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2008 MP1 is 110 - 250 m.

2008 MP1- 2021-09-24

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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.