Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1
Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 is currently in the constellation of Fornax. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 is 02h 15m 03s and the Declination is -34° 21’ 35” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 is 17.29 (JPL).
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Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 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) 2009 PQ1 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 from Earth is currently 4,285,649 kilometers, equivalent to 0.028648 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14.2954 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 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) 2009 PQ1 to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 to Earth happens on Thu Aug 6 2020 at a distance of 0.02762588 Astronomical Units, or 4,132,773 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1, 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) 2009 PQ1 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 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) 2009 PQ1 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.76436574 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2020-Jun-14 22:35:48
|Next perihelion transit||2022-Apr-15 04:13
|Argument of perihelion||peri||271.60436029172°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||326.90826408401°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 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) 2009 PQ1 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2009 PQ1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2020 Jul 30||07h 51m 07s||-12° 23’ 20”||24.00||Puppis|
|2020 Jul 31||07h 37m 09s||-14° 36’ 18”||23.00||Puppis|
|2020 Aug 01||07h 18m 42s||-17° 21’ 30”||22.00||Canis Majoris|
|2020 Aug 02||06h 53m 44s||-20° 46’ 49”||21.00||Canis Majoris|
|2020 Aug 03||06h 19m 00s||-24° 55’ 01”||20.00||Canis Majoris|
|2020 Aug 04||05h 30m 15s||-29° 28’ 45”||19.00||Columba|
|2020 Aug 05||04h 24m 42s||-33° 25’ 12”||18.00||Eridanus|
|2020 Aug 06||03h 07m 22s||-35° 04’ 27”||18.00||Fornax|
|2020 Aug 07||01h 53m 16s||-33° 45’ 28”||17.00||Fornax|
|2020 Aug 08||00h 54m 19s||-30° 36’ 52”||17.00||Sculptor|
|2020 Aug 09||00h 11m 34s||-27° 05’ 36”||17.00||Sculptor|
|2020 Aug 10||23h 41m 04s||-23° 55’ 09”||17.00||Aquarius|
|2020 Aug 11||23h 18m 56s||-21° 16’ 13”||17.00||Aquarius|
|2020 Aug 12||23h 02m 22s||-19° 06’ 39”||17.00||Aquarius|