2021 DX1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach23 Feb 202117.61.002 AU0.028 AU10.71 LD4,116,447 km14h18m+51°36'117.3°61.3°
Brightest27 Feb 202117.31.014 AU0.031 AU12.07 LD4,640,260 km13h15m+26°43'139.1°39.8°
Today7 Mar 202117.91.041 AU0.052 AU20.16 LD7,751,973 km12h31m-01°37'158.4°20.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 DX1 is 60 - 135 m.

2021 DX1- 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.

(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.