2021 BD3
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach30 Jul 202322.61.003 AU0.037 AU14.53 LD5,585,817 km12h37m-20°19'70.4°107.6°
Brightest4 Aug 202322.01.017 AU0.045 AU17.44 LD6,705,707 km13h37m-52°00'92.0°85.5°
Today24 Apr 202427.50.910 AU0.784 AU305.24 LD117,356,414 km06h14m+33°09'59.6°72.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 BD3 is 20 - 45 m.

2021 BD3- 2024-04-24

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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.