2021 CX8
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest6 Mar 202120.21.020 AU0.057 AU22.05 LD8,478,162 km07h01m+22°10'117.8°59.4°
Today7 Mar 202120.21.020 AU0.057 AU22.03 LD8,470,561 km07h00m+22°07'117.7°59.4°
Approach15 Mar 202120.80.992 AU0.047 AU18.13 LD6,971,077 km05h25m-04°43'86.0°91.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 CX8 is 35 - 80 m.

2021 CX8- 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.