2021 KO2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today18 May 202230.20.927 AU0.103 AU40.25 LD15,473,026 km01h55m+45°21'33.5°143.0°
Approach30 May 202220.51.017 AU0.010 AU3.98 LD1,529,498 km21h19m-12°28'109.9°69.5°
Brightest30 May 202220.11.022 AU0.012 AU4.54 LD1,746,312 km19h51m-33°08'134.3°45.3°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 28.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 KO2 is 7 - 15 m.

2021 KO2- 2022-05-18

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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.