2021 DT
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest3 Mar 202121.81.013 AU0.071 AU27.68 LD10,640,315 km06h03m+52°05'105.4°70.7°
Today6 Mar 202121.81.003 AU0.064 AU25.02 LD9,617,834 km05h26m+51°18'97.6°78.7°
Approach16 Mar 202124.30.962 AU0.047 AU18.25 LD7,016,410 km02h05m+28°46'45.2°132.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 DT is 25 - 60 m.

2021 DT- 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.

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.