2021 AE4
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today6 Mar 202121.51.044 AU0.266 AU103.37 LD39,743,824 km17h34m+76°02'93.9°71.4°
Brightest23 Apr 202120.60.973 AU0.085 AU33.02 LD12,695,341 km22h09m+64°33'65.5°110.0°
Approach6 May 202122.00.972 AU0.047 AU18.41 LD7,076,937 km00h17m+13°53'37.9°140.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 AE4 is 115 - 255 m.

2021 AE4- 2021-03-06

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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.