2021 AE
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today28 Nov 202229.00.744 AU0.307 AU119.58 LD45,975,878 km18h22m-36°56'31.9°135.5°
Approach29 Dec 202222.00.980 AU0.035 AU13.78 LD5,299,833 km12h44m-07°52'84.0°93.9°
Brightest1 Jan 202321.21.007 AU0.044 AU17.15 LD6,594,978 km10h50m+15°16'122.0°55.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 AE is 15 - 40 m.

2021 AE- 2022-11-28

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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.