2021 RF5
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest5 Oct 202120.11.034 AU0.056 AU21.78 LD8,372,472 km01h24m-48°02'126.4°51.1°
Approach10 Oct 202120.31.017 AU0.051 AU19.83 LD7,624,773 km03h57m-52°35'110.1°67.2°
Today23 Oct 202122.20.988 AU0.081 AU31.37 LD12,060,480 km08h00m-26°28'82.6°92.8°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 24.4 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 RF5 is 35 - 80 m.

2021 RF5- 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.