2021 PB15
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest1 Oct 202117.21.054 AU0.061 AU23.77 LD9,140,388 km01h12m+32°03'149.6°28.7°
Approach8 Oct 202117.51.036 AU0.056 AU21.70 LD8,341,338 km00h53m+55°27'130.5°47.1°
Today23 Oct 202119.01.004 AU0.073 AU28.34 LD10,897,645 km16h28m+81°34'94.8°81.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.9 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 PB15 is 110 - 250 m.

2021 PB15- 2021-10-23
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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.

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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.