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Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19

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Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 Position

Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension is 17h 15m 43s and the Declination is -23° 35’ 52”.

17h 15m 43s
-23° 35’ 52”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see fuillscreen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 in Ophiucus on December, 14 2019
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 from Earth is currently 343,681,446 kilometers, equivalent to 2.297369 Astronomical Units. Light takes 19 minutes and 6.3979 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 and arrive to us.

19 minutes and 6.3979 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 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 LJ19 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 LJ19 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 to Earth happens on Wed Jul 26 2028 at a distance of 0.00827848 Astronomical Units, or 1,238,443 kilometers:

Wed Jul 26 2028

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

Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 is 24.03.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19, 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 LJ19 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 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 LJ19 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.6°
Max altitude: 14.9°
Azimuth: 246.4°
Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 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 LJ19 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 LJ19 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.62116660
Orbit inclination i 1.53873170°
Perihelion distance q 0.99252307 AU
148,479,338 km
Aphelion distance Q 4.24736900 AU
635,397,359 km
Semi-major axis a 2.61994603 AU
391,938,348 km
Orbital period period 4.2400 years
1,548.9484 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2020-Feb-19 06:13:47
2,458,898.7596 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 30.349528748425°
Longitude of the ascending node node 296.5293081849°
Mean anomaly M 290.67977661801°
Mean motion n 0.23241575°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 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 LJ19
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Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 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 LJ19 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Dec 07 16h 47m 07s -23° 00’ 36” 24.10 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 08 16h 50m 38s -23° 05’ 58” 24.10 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 09 16h 54m 10s -23° 11’ 07” 24.09 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 10 16h 57m 43s -23° 15’ 59” 24.08 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 11 17h 01m 19s -23° 20’ 35” 24.07 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 12 17h 04m 58s -23° 24’ 53” 24.06 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 13 17h 08m 36s -23° 28’ 57” 24.05 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 14 17h 12m 17s -23° 32’ 40” 24.04 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 15 17h 16m 00s -23° 36’ 07” 24.03 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 16 17h 19m 45s -23° 39’ 15” 24.02 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 17 17h 23m 31s -23° 42’ 06” 24.01 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 18 17h 27m 20s -23° 44’ 35” 24.00 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 19 17h 31m 09s -23° 46’ 45” 23.98 Ophiucus
2019 Dec 20 17h 35m 00s -23° 48’ 34” 23.97 Ophiucus