2014 FO38
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today16 Jan 202131.80.590 AU0.426 AU165.67 LD63,696,307 km20h22m-05°37'17.1°150.6°
Approach7 Apr 202121.21.033 AU0.043 AU16.72 LD6,428,867 km13h48m-49°05'136.8°41.6°
Brightest8 Apr 202121.21.033 AU0.043 AU16.77 LD6,447,198 km13h22m-49°32'137.5°40.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2014 FO38 is 15 - 35 m.

2014 FO38- 2021-01-16

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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.

(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.