Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 is 15h 34m 46s and the Declination is -19° 13’ 44” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 is 27.02 (JPL).
- 2003 LN6 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 2003 LN6 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 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.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 from Earth is currently 285,179,191 kilometers, equivalent to 1.906305 Astronomical Units. Light takes 15 minutes and 51.2554 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 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.
Closest Approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 to Earth happens on Thu Jun 18 2026 at a distance of 0.009472 Astronomical Units, or 1,417,040 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6, 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 (NEO) 2003 LN6 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.67731962 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Oct-29 06:13:44
|Next perihelion transit||2023-Aug-14 22:49
|Argument of perihelion||peri||211.7246700192°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||214.57863492062°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 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 (NEO) 2003 LN6 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2003 LN6 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 28||15h 04m 45s||-17° 23’ 09”||26.96||Libra|
|2023 Nov 29||15h 08m 33s||-17° 38’ 12”||26.97||Libra|
|2023 Nov 30||15h 12m 20s||-17° 52’ 58”||26.98||Libra|
|2023 Dec 01||15h 16m 09s||-18° 07’ 26”||26.99||Libra|
|2023 Dec 02||15h 19m 56s||-18° 21’ 35”||26.99||Libra|
|2023 Dec 03||15h 23m 45s||-18° 35’ 27”||27.00||Libra|
|2023 Dec 04||15h 27m 34s||-18° 49’ 00”||27.01||Libra|
|2023 Dec 05||15h 31m 23s||-19° 02’ 16”||27.01||Libra|
|2023 Dec 06||15h 35m 13s||-19° 15’ 12”||27.02||Libra|
|2023 Dec 07||15h 39m 03s||-19° 27’ 50”||27.03||Libra|
|2023 Dec 08||15h 42m 55s||-19° 40’ 09”||27.03||Libra|
|2023 Dec 09||15h 46m 45s||-19° 52’ 08”||27.04||Libra|
|2023 Dec 10||15h 50m 36s||-20° 03’ 47”||27.05||Libra|
|2023 Dec 11||15h 54m 28s||-20° 15’ 09”||27.05||Libra|