2021 FK3
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today11 Apr 202118.61.121 AU0.120 AU46.84 LD18,010,226 km12h50m-12°29'172.0°7.2°
Brightest21 Apr 202117.71.038 AU0.049 AU19.05 LD7,324,483 km10h54m-37°52'132.0°46.0°
Approach24 Apr 202118.31.012 AU0.040 AU15.72 LD6,042,005 km07h51m-51°03'97.5°80.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 22.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 FK3 is 90 - 200 m.

2021 FK3- 2021-04-11
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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.


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.