Asteroid 2002 AJ129
Asteroid 2002 AJ129 is currently in the constellation of Leo. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 is 11h 05m 06s and the Declination is +13° 10’ 27” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 is 24.03 (JPL).
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Asteroid 2002 AJ129 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid 2002 AJ129 finder charts showing where the object is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars. The first finder chart has a field of view of 50 degrees, while the second one has a field of view of 10 degrees. Click on each finder chart to access a full screen interactive Online Planetarium.
Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid 2002 AJ129 is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.
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Asteroid 2002 AJ129 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 from Earth is currently 503,915,826 kilometers, equivalent to 3.368469 Astronomical Units. Light takes 28 minutes and 0.8823 seconds to travel from Asteroid 2002 AJ129 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 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.
The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 2002 AJ129 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 to Earth happens on Thu Feb 6 2087 at a distance of 0.02544840 Astronomical Units, or 3,807,026 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid 2002 AJ129 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 2002 AJ129, 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.
Asteroid 2002 AJ129 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 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 2002 AJ129 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.11658097 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2021-Mar-15 20:06:00
|Argument of perihelion||peri||210.99873547204°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||138.04273541309°|
Visualization of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 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!
Asteroid 2002 AJ129 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 2002 AJ129 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2020 Jul 31||10h 57m 06s||+14° 01’ 59”||24.08||Leo|
|2020 Aug 01||10h 58m 12s||+13° 54’ 55”||24.08||Leo|
|2020 Aug 02||10h 59m 17s||+13° 47’ 48”||24.07||Leo|
|2020 Aug 03||11h 00m 24s||+13° 40’ 41”||24.06||Leo|
|2020 Aug 04||11h 01m 31s||+13° 33’ 32”||24.05||Leo|
|2020 Aug 05||11h 02m 38s||+13° 26’ 21”||24.05||Leo|
|2020 Aug 06||11h 03m 46s||+13° 19’ 09”||24.04||Leo|
|2020 Aug 07||11h 04m 53s||+13° 11’ 54”||24.03||Leo|
|2020 Aug 08||11h 06m 01s||+13° 04’ 40”||24.02||Leo|
|2020 Aug 09||11h 07m 09s||+12° 57’ 24”||24.01||Leo|
|2020 Aug 10||11h 08m 17s||+12° 50’ 06”||24.00||Leo|
|2020 Aug 11||11h 09m 25s||+12° 42’ 47”||24.00||Leo|
|2020 Aug 12||11h 10m 35s||+12° 35’ 26”||23.99||Leo|
|2020 Aug 13||11h 11m 44s||+12° 28’ 04”||23.98||Leo|