2021 PR16
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest5 Sep 202122.11.070 AU0.069 AU26.96 LD10,366,764 km21h35m-26°11'152.8°25.5°
Approach5 Oct 202122.61.038 AU0.064 AU24.93 LD9,584,032 km21h21m-17°25'125.2°51.9°
Today23 Oct 202122.81.026 AU0.065 AU25.22 LD9,697,108 km21h48m-08°26'116.9°59.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 26.6 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 PR16 is 15 - 30 m.

2021 PR16- 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.

(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.