2021 DE1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest28 Feb 202119.71.000 AU0.013 AU4.91 LD1,887,437 km13h41m-04°53'134.4°45.0°
Approach3 Mar 202120.00.997 AU0.012 AU4.49 LD1,725,240 km14h36m-24°55'118.1°61.4°
Today6 Mar 202120.50.995 AU0.012 AU4.72 LD1,814,210 km15h30m-39°05'104.4°74.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 DE1 is 8 - 19 m.

2021 DE1- 2021-03-06
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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.