Asteroid 2002 AJ129
Asteroid 2002 AJ129 is currently in the constellation of Gemini. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 is 06h 45m 28s and the Declination is +24° 00’ 49” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid 2002 AJ129 is 21.67 (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 223,950,760 kilometers, equivalent to 1.497018 Astronomical Units. Light takes 12 minutes and 27.0193 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 0.025449 Astronomical Units, or 3,807,088 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||0.11650862 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2021-Mar-15 19:59:43
|Next perihelion transit||2022-Oct-22 19:07
|Argument of perihelion||peri||210.99759740562°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||138.0465359624°|
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.
|2021 Apr 29||06h 13m 23s||+23° 51’ 43”||21.38||Gemini|
|2021 Apr 30||06h 18m 12s||+23° 54’ 45”||21.42||Gemini|
|2021 May 01||06h 22m 54s||+23° 57’ 07”||21.46||Gemini|
|2021 May 02||06h 27m 29s||+23° 58’ 55”||21.50||Gemini|
|2021 May 03||06h 31m 56s||+24° 00’ 11”||21.54||Gemini|
|2021 May 04||06h 36m 18s||+24° 00’ 55”||21.58||Gemini|
|2021 May 05||06h 40m 32s||+24° 01’ 10”||21.62||Gemini|
|2021 May 06||06h 44m 42s||+24° 01’ 00”||21.66||Gemini|
|2021 May 07||06h 48m 44s||+24° 00’ 24”||21.70||Gemini|
|2021 May 08||06h 52m 41s||+23° 59’ 26”||21.74||Gemini|
|2021 May 09||06h 56m 34s||+23° 58’ 05”||21.77||Gemini|
|2021 May 10||07h 00m 20s||+23° 56’ 25”||21.81||Gemini|
|2021 May 11||07h 04m 02s||+23° 54’ 24”||21.85||Gemini|
|2021 May 12||07h 07m 40s||+23° 52’ 08”||21.88||Gemini|