2021 GN1
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach1 Apr 202421.71.035 AU0.050 AU19.55 LD7,516,681 km15h40m-21°37'134.4°43.6°
Brightest3 Apr 202421.61.039 AU0.051 AU19.95 LD7,671,003 km15h07m-30°26'139.0°39.2°
Today22 Apr 202424.81.092 AU0.172 AU67.03 LD25,771,190 km09h50m-52°38'116.3°55.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 GN1 is 15 - 30 m.

2021 GN1- 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.