2021 AX
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest8 Jan 202120.91.009 AU0.055 AU21.44 LD8,242,624 km02h30m+34°37'116.9°60.3°
Approach11 Jan 202121.90.974 AU0.043 AU16.85 LD6,479,003 km23h31m+28°04'76.1°101.4°
Today16 Jan 202126.40.935 AU0.059 AU22.85 LD8,785,351 km20h54m+07°23'32.3°145.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 AX is 25 - 60 m.

2021 AX- 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.