Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91
Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 is a Near Earth Object. If you've heard news about a potential impact of this asteroid with the Earth, please check out Will Asteroid Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 Impact Earth?.
Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 is currently in the constellation of Sagittarius. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 is 19h 42m 04s and the Declination is -20° 59’ 35” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 is 24.91 (JPL).
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Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 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) 2010 RA91 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 from Earth is currently 86,493,676 kilometers, equivalent to 0.578175 Astronomical Units. Light takes 4 minutes and 48.5118 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 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) 2010 RA91 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 to Earth happens on Sun Mar 22 2026 at a distance of 0.011863 Astronomical Units, or 1,774,655 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91, 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) 2010 RA91 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 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) 2010 RA91 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.75957961 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2021-Jan-05 13:43:57
|Argument of perihelion||peri||272.6956081445°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||183.61258670946°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 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) 2010 RA91 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2010 RA91 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2020 Oct 20||19h 29m 09s||-20° 16’ 33”||24.89||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 21||19h 30m 48s||-20° 22’ 45”||24.90||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 22||19h 32m 30s||-20° 28’ 50”||24.90||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 23||19h 34m 12s||-20° 34’ 46”||24.91||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 24||19h 35m 57s||-20° 40’ 36”||24.91||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 25||19h 37m 42s||-20° 46’ 18”||24.91||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 26||19h 39m 30s||-20° 51’ 51”||24.91||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 27||19h 41m 20s||-20° 57’ 19”||24.91||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 28||19h 43m 10s||-21° 02’ 39”||24.91||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 29||19h 45m 02s||-21° 07’ 51”||24.92||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 30||19h 46m 56s||-21° 12’ 57”||24.92||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 31||19h 48m 51s||-21° 17’ 57”||24.92||Sagittarius|
|2020 Nov 01||19h 50m 48s||-21° 22’ 51”||24.92||Sagittarius|
|2020 Nov 02||19h 52m 45s||-21° 27’ 39”||24.92||Sagittarius|