2016 XG1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today23 Oct 202128.90.637 AU0.376 AU146.39 LD56,283,666 km14h10m-24°42'14.3°157.4°
Approach13 Nov 202118.60.986 AU0.049 AU19.11 LD7,347,499 km23h11m-65°27'84.7°92.4°
Brightest15 Nov 202118.01.015 AU0.059 AU22.86 LD8,788,062 km00h52m-35°43'114.9°62.0°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 XG1 is 110 - 250 m.

2016 XG1- 2021-10-23
astro.vanbuitenen.nl


 
-1 year
-1 month
-1 day
Now
+1 day
+1 month
+1 year

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.