2021 CX5
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today7 Mar 202119.91.049 AU0.069 AU27.03 LD10,392,388 km08h51m-04°06'144.2°33.6°
Brightest25 Mar 202117.71.010 AU0.020 AU7.97 LD3,064,805 km11h24m-52°06'128.6°50.5°
Approach27 Mar 202117.81.008 AU0.020 AU7.69 LD2,956,652 km12h59m-59°58'122.2°56.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 CX5 is 40 - 85 m.

2021 CX5- 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.