(4660) Nereus
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today16 Jan 202122.52.017 AU2.991 AU1163.81 LD447,447,642 km19h22m-22°32'6.7°3.3°
Brightest7 Dec 202112.61.006 AU0.032 AU12.26 LD4,712,719 km07h12m+66°08'131.2°47.4°
Approach10 Dec 202113.00.994 AU0.028 AU10.84 LD4,166,243 km11h10m+57°45'109.4°69.1°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 18.3 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of (4660) Nereus is 580 - 1295 m.

(4660) Nereus- 2021-01-16
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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.