2021 GK1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today11 Apr 202120.71.032 AU0.032 AU12.49 LD4,801,467 km11h53m-11°15'159.1°20.2°
Brightest9 May 202118.91.010 AU0.006 AU2.38 LD913,113 km09h08m-25°26'98.4°81.3°
Approach13 May 202120.31.008 AU0.004 AU1.72 LD660,876 km05h51m-27°55'58.9°120.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.1 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 GK1 is 10 - 25 m.

2021 GK1- 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.