2017 MA1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today11 Apr 202122.90.748 AU1.733 AU674.28 LD259,236,973 km01h39m+04°01'6.9°9.3°
Approach17 Jun 202118.21.037 AU0.064 AU24.99 LD9,608,555 km21h52m+15°30'107.6°69.0°
Brightest19 Jun 202117.71.080 AU0.078 AU30.27 LD11,639,438 km19h56m-03°25'144.0°33.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2017 MA1 is 120 - 270 m.

2017 MA1- 2021-04-11
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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.


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