2021 TX2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Brightest15 Oct 202120.31.006 AU0.032 AU12.30 LD4,728,817 km20h32m-11°16'105.1°73.1°
Approach19 Oct 202121.80.984 AU0.023 AU8.98 LD3,452,141 km17h37m-22°54'59.1°119.8°
Today23 Oct 202132.00.963 AU0.033 AU12.74 LD4,897,404 km14h21m-21°25'12.7°166.9°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 25.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2021 TX2 is 25 - 55 m.

2021 TX2- 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.