2021 QF5
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest8 Oct 202118.11.035 AU0.041 AU15.99 LD6,146,159 km00h50m+35°57'150.1°28.8°
Approach11 Oct 202118.21.030 AU0.040 AU15.39 LD5,917,031 km02h02m+42°28'142.4°36.2°
Today23 Oct 202120.01.021 AU0.062 AU23.98 LD9,220,869 km06h26m+37°36'113.3°63.5°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 23.7 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 QF5 is 50 - 110 m.

2021 QF5- 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.