2021 AN1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today16 Jan 202119.60.998 AU0.017 AU6.70 LD2,576,529 km09h22m-04°25'146.2°33.3°
Brightest16 Jan 202119.60.998 AU0.017 AU6.66 LD2,561,579 km09h23m-04°50'145.7°33.7°
Approach18 Jan 202120.10.990 AU0.014 AU5.58 LD2,145,605 km10h49m-30°58'114.9°64.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 AN1 is 10 - 25 m.

2021 AN1- 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.