2021 JW2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Approach19 Apr 202421.91.001 AU0.006 AU2.22 LD851,647 km04h33m+51°45'52.6°127.2°
Brightest20 Apr 202420.21.005 AU0.008 AU3.03 LD1,164,784 km08h40m+40°16'90.8°88.8°
Today22 Apr 202420.41.007 AU0.010 AU4.00 LD1,538,854 km09h30m+31°30'102.3°77.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 27.6 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 JW2 is 8 - 18 m.

2021 JW2- 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.