2021 GP
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest5 Apr 202120.71.009 AU0.012 AU4.69 LD1,804,977 km09h49m+04°10'132.4°47.1°
Approach6 Apr 202120.81.007 AU0.012 AU4.50 LD1,731,774 km09h15m-09°42'124.1°55.3°
Today11 Apr 202122.61.003 AU0.017 AU6.42 LD2,468,563 km07h04m-45°33'93.6°85.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 28.5 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 GP is 5 - 12 m.

2021 GP- 2021-04-11
astro.vanbuitenen.nl


 
-1 year
-1 month
-1 day
Now
+1 day
+1 month
+1 year

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.