2021 CF8
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest2 Mar 202118.41.021 AU0.037 AU14.36 LD5,520,619 km08h49m+31°13'142.8°36.0°
Approach5 Mar 202119.00.999 AU0.030 AU11.49 LD4,417,403 km05h52m+35°54'103.3°75.0°
Today7 Mar 202120.00.988 AU0.032 AU12.26 LD4,715,128 km04h15m+31°21'81.4°96.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 CF8 is 40 - 90 m.

2021 CF8- 2021-03-07
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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.