2021 EL4
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today18 May 202225.21.165 AU0.280 AU108.92 LD41,875,833 km20h01m-14°00'117.0°50.7°
Brightest29 Jun 202222.31.033 AU0.061 AU23.65 LD9,093,684 km22h40m+22°58'104.2°72.5°
Approach6 Jul 202223.01.005 AU0.051 AU19.71 LD7,578,114 km00h55m+42°36'75.6°101.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.8 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 EL4 is 20 - 40 m.

2021 EL4- 2022-05-18
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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.


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