2021 AX1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest11 Jan 202118.30.986 AU0.005 AU1.93 LD742,904 km02h27m+46°01'114.7°65.1°
Approach12 Jan 202119.30.983 AU0.004 AU1.53 LD586,798 km23h28m+30°07'76.3°103.5°
Today16 Jan 202144.30.964 AU0.019 AU7.57 LD2,909,482 km19h34m-24°25'5.1°174.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 AX1 is 8 - 19 m.

2021 AX1- 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.