2021 DP1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest23 Feb 202117.51.003 AU0.014 AU5.57 LD2,140,086 km10h22m-03°55'166.2°13.6°
Approach24 Feb 202118.00.999 AU0.012 AU4.68 LD1,800,949 km12h02m-26°23'138.0°41.5°
Today6 Mar 202123.40.977 AU0.052 AU20.21 LD7,768,866 km18h23m-40°43'71.7°105.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 DP1 is 15 - 40 m.

2021 DP1- 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.