2021 OT
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today18 May 202228.40.729 AU0.444 AU172.93 LD66,486,800 km05h45m+50°25'39.9°117.0°
Approach18 Jul 202221.91.030 AU0.042 AU16.41 LD6,310,948 km00h28m+02°02'107.7°70.1°
Brightest21 Jul 202221.61.045 AU0.047 AU18.16 LD6,983,291 km23h47m-21°19'127.3°50.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 OT is 15 - 35 m.

2021 OT- 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.