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Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43

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Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 Position

Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension is 16h 41m 13s and the Declination is -22° 18’ 25”.

16h 41m 13s
-22° 18’ 25”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see full screen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 in Ophiucus on March, 28 2020
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 from Earth is currently 113,758,690 kilometers, equivalent to 0.760430 Astronomical Units. Light takes 6 minutes and 19.4581 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 and arrive to us.

6 minutes and 19.4581 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 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) 2001 AV43 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) 2001 AV43 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 to Earth happens on Mon Nov 12 2029 at a distance of 0.00223826 Astronomical Units, or 334,838 kilometers:

Mon Nov 12 2029

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

Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 is 26.37.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43, 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) 2001 AV43 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 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) 2001 AV43 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.3°
Max altitude: 16.2°
Azimuth: 247.7°
Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 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) 2001 AV43 touches the horizon, considering the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmospheric conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.

Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.24092093
Orbit inclination i 0.20125482°
Perihelion distance q 0.97436265 AU
145,762,578 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.59286041 AU
238,288,526 km
Semi-major axis a 1.28361153 AU
192,025,552 km
Orbital period period 1.4500 years
531.1887 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-Sep-27 09:17:03
2,458,753.8868 JD
Next perihelion transit 2021-Mar-11 13:48
2,459,285.0756 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 51.310805311347°
Longitude of the ascending node node 20.504955356128°
Mean anomaly M 256.04586480104°
Mean motion n 0.67772524°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 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) 2001 AV43
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Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2020 Mar 21 16h 36m 20s -22° 07’ 05” 26.55 Ophiucus
2020 Mar 22 16h 37m 08s -22° 08’ 56” 26.53 Ophiucus
2020 Mar 23 16h 37m 54s -22° 10’ 40” 26.51 Ophiucus
2020 Mar 24 16h 38m 36s -22° 12’ 17” 26.48 Ophiucus
2020 Mar 25 16h 39m 15s -22° 13’ 49” 26.46 Ophiucus
2020 Mar 26 16h 39m 52s -22° 15’ 14” 26.44 Ophiucus
2020 Mar 27 16h 40m 27s -22° 16’ 32” 26.41 Ophiucus
2020 Mar 28 16h 40m 57s -22° 17’ 45” 26.39 Ophiucus
2020 Mar 29 16h 41m 25s -22° 18’ 52” 26.36 Ophiucus
2020 Mar 30 16h 41m 48s -22° 19’ 54” 26.34 Ophiucus
2020 Mar 31 16h 42m 10s -22° 20’ 48” 26.31 Ophiucus
2020 Apr 01 16h 42m 26s -22° 21’ 37” 26.29 Ophiucus
2020 Apr 02 16h 42m 42s -22° 22’ 18” 26.26 Ophiucus
2020 Apr 03 16h 42m 51s -22° 22’ 55” 26.23 Ophiucus