2021 GZ9
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach16 Apr 202422.11.027 AU0.048 AU18.81 LD7,230,354 km17h17m+21°59'117.2°60.4°
Brightest16 Apr 202422.11.027 AU0.048 AU18.81 LD7,230,500 km17h18m+21°42'117.2°60.4°
Today22 Apr 202422.11.029 AU0.049 AU19.25 LD7,402,659 km17h49m+11°49'118.0°59.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 GZ9 is 15 - 30 m.

2021 GZ9- 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.