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Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49

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Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 Position

Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 is currently in the constellation of Virgo. The current Right Ascension is 12h 32m 48s and the Declination is -06° 14’ 50”.

12h 32m 48s
-06° 14’ 50”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see fuillscreen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 in Virgo on August, 21 2019
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 from Earth is currently 237,829,070 kilometers, equivalent to 1.589789 Astronomical Units. Light takes 13 minutes and 13.3124 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 and arrive to us.

13 minutes and 13.3124 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.

Distance of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth.

Closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 to Earth happens on Tue Oct 17 2023 at a distance of 0.00785055 Astronomical Units, or 1,174,425 kilometers:

Tue Oct 17 2023

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 is 24.03.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49, according to the most recent ephemerides data. Magnitude data is sampled with a 2 days interval and there might be inaccuracies for objects changing brightness very rapidly during the course of a few days. For comets there could be large discrepancies between the observed and predicted brightness because of their highly dynamic behaviour.

Predicted magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 rise and set times

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.3°
Max altitude: 32.1°
Azimuth: 263.5°
Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 touches the horizon, consideting the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmoshpere conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.

Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.50231349
Orbit inclination i 8.41886598°
Perihelion distance q 0.77172162 AU
115,447,911 km
Aphelion distance Q 2.32951422 AU
348,490,368 km
Semi-major axis a 1.55061792 AU
231,969,139 km
Orbital period period 1.9300 years
705.2703 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-Oct-19 08:29:07
2,458,775.8536 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 287.85250124122°
Longitude of the ascending node node 23.502758379851°
Mean anomaly M 270.49207828238°
Mean motion n 0.51044256°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!

Orbit Diagram of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49
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Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 1998 HH49 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Aug 14 12h 14m 13s -03° 41’ 35” 24.17 Virgo
2019 Aug 15 12h 16m 42s -04° 02’ 17” 24.16 Virgo
2019 Aug 16 12h 19m 14s -04° 23’ 08” 24.14 Virgo
2019 Aug 17 12h 21m 46s -04° 44’ 07” 24.12 Virgo
2019 Aug 18 12h 24m 19s -05° 05’ 13” 24.10 Virgo
2019 Aug 19 12h 26m 53s -05° 26’ 30” 24.08 Virgo
2019 Aug 20 12h 29m 30s -05° 47’ 53” 24.06 Virgo
2019 Aug 21 12h 32m 08s -06° 09’ 25” 24.04 Virgo
2019 Aug 22 12h 34m 48s -06° 31’ 06” 24.02 Virgo
2019 Aug 23 12h 37m 28s -06° 52’ 55” 24.00 Virgo
2019 Aug 24 12h 40m 11s -07° 14’ 52” 23.98 Virgo
2019 Aug 25 12h 42m 56s -07° 36’ 56” 23.96 Virgo
2019 Aug 26 12h 45m 42s -07° 59’ 08” 23.94 Virgo
2019 Aug 27 12h 48m 30s -08° 21’ 29” 23.92 Virgo