(3361) Orpheus
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today23 Oct 202116.11.146 AU0.156 AU60.86 LD23,397,718 km02h55m+08°54'163.7°14.1°
Brightest15 Nov 202114.31.021 AU0.048 AU18.81 LD7,233,138 km02h33m-29°56'130.1°47.8°
Approach21 Nov 202115.00.989 AU0.039 AU15.01 LD5,769,148 km01h38m-66°31'90.1°87.7°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 19.0 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of (3361) Orpheus is 415 - 930 m.

(3361) Orpheus- 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.