2021 DW1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest4 Mar 202114.70.995 AU0.004 AU1.54 LD592,518 km09h40m+40°11'141.8°38.0°
Approach4 Mar 202114.80.995 AU0.004 AU1.53 LD587,596 km10h08m+45°23'139.4°40.4°
Today6 Mar 202116.70.994 AU0.006 AU2.38 LD916,109 km15h35m+54°58'107.6°72.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 DW1 is 25 - 55 m.

2021 DW1- 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.