2021 DK1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest19 Feb 202118.51.019 AU0.042 AU16.47 LD6,331,000 km13h08m+26°07'135.9°42.5°
Approach21 Feb 202118.61.013 AU0.040 AU15.69 LD6,033,767 km13h42m+42°18'125.3°52.8°
Today7 Mar 202123.40.935 AU0.138 AU53.77 LD20,671,991 km22h28m+55°50'61.8°110.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.6 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 DK1 is 50 - 110 m.

2021 DK1- 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.

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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.