2021 FD1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest3 Apr 202418.41.002 AU0.007 AU2.69 LD1,034,594 km15h09m+63°56'105.9°73.7°
Approach4 Apr 202418.81.000 AU0.006 AU2.34 LD901,352 km18h40m+52°01'87.6°92.1°
Today22 Apr 202425.40.973 AU0.089 AU34.50 LD13,265,281 km22h05m-21°47'66.6°108.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.6 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 FD1 is 15 - 30 m.

2021 FD1- 2024-04-22
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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.