2021 AL1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest14 Jan 202119.21.005 AU0.029 AU11.18 LD4,296,912 km10h38m+15°17'138.4°40.5°
Today16 Jan 202119.50.995 AU0.025 AU9.54 LD3,668,020 km12h03m+07°36'117.7°61.1°
Approach16 Jan 202119.70.991 AU0.024 AU9.37 LD3,602,272 km12h44m+03°25'107.4°71.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 AL1 is 25 - 50 m.

2021 AL1- 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.