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Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50

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Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 Position

Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 is currently in the constellation of Leo. The current Right Ascension is 11h 36m 17s and the Declination is +02° 32’ 13”.

11h 36m 17s
+02° 32’ 13”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see fuillscreen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 in Leo on August, 19 2019
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 from Earth is currently 248,710,511 kilometers, equivalent to 1.662527 Astronomical Units. Light takes 13 minutes and 49.6090 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 and arrive to us.

13 minutes and 49.6090 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 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.

Distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

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) 2011 CL50 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 to Earth happens on Fri Dec 25 2020 at a distance of 0.00793195 Astronomical Units, or 1,186,603 kilometers:

Fri Dec 25 2020

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 is 29.79.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50, 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.

Predicted magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 rise and set times

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.2°
Max altitude: 41.2°
Azimuth: 272.6°
Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 touches the horizon, consideting the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmoshpere conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.

Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.14458422
Orbit inclination i 0.18830531°
Perihelion distance q 0.75804803 AU
113,402,372 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.01430185 AU
151,737,398 km
Semi-major axis a 0.88617494 AU
132,569,885 km
Orbital period period 0.8300 years
304.7036 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2018-Dec-29 13:19:56
2,458,482.0555 JD
Next perihelion transit 2019-Oct-30 06:13
2,458,786.7591 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 293.12439230661°
Longitude of the ascending node node 12.567384334551°
Mean anomaly M 139.93931122163°
Mean motion n 1.18147592°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 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!

Orbit Diagram of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50
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Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2011 CL50 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Aug 12 11h 07m 18s +05° 38’ 02” 29.85 Leo
2019 Aug 13 11h 10m 58s +05° 14’ 56” 29.84 Leo
2019 Aug 14 11h 14m 36s +04° 51’ 42” 29.83 Leo
2019 Aug 15 11h 18m 16s +04° 28’ 21” 29.83 Leo
2019 Aug 16 11h 21m 56s +04° 04’ 51” 29.82 Leo
2019 Aug 17 11h 25m 37s +03° 41’ 14” 29.81 Leo
2019 Aug 18 11h 29m 17s +03° 17’ 30” 29.81 Leo
2019 Aug 19 11h 32m 58s +02° 53’ 40” 29.80 Leo
2019 Aug 20 11h 36m 41s +02° 29’ 44” 29.79 Leo
2019 Aug 21 11h 40m 23s +02° 05’ 40” 29.78 Virgo
2019 Aug 22 11h 44m 05s +01° 41’ 30” 29.78 Virgo
2019 Aug 23 11h 47m 48s +01° 17’ 17” 29.77 Virgo
2019 Aug 24 11h 51m 33s +00° 52’ 56” 29.76 Virgo
2019 Aug 25 11h 55m 17s +00° 28’ 32” 29.75 Virgo