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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:41  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
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Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19

Altitude: -53.1°   Azimuth: 332.4°   Direction: North-North-West

Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 is currently in the constellation of Libra.

The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 is 14h 44m 46s and the Declination is -17° 04’ 58” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 is 26.06 (JPL).

14h 44m 46s
-17° 04’ 58”

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 107.0°
Max altitude: 21.5°
Azimuth: 253.0°
  • 2011 LJ19 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2011 LJ19 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 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.

Finder chart of 2011 LJ19 in Libra on December,01 2023
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 in Libra on December, 01 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Finder chart of 2011 LJ19
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 in Libra on December, 01 2023
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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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 from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 from Earth is currently 450,344,115 kilometers, equivalent to 3.010364 Astronomical Units. Light takes 25 minutes and 2.1863 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 and arrive to us.

25 minutes and 2.1863 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.

Chart of the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 from Earth in Astronomical Units (au)

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

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 to Earth happens on Tue Jul 25 2028 at a distance of 0.008503 Astronomical Units, or 1,272,068 kilometers:

Tue Jul 25 2028

Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 Brightness and Light Curve

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.

Chart of the magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2011 LJ19 at epoch 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.62090947
Orbit inclination i 1.53623736°
Perihelion distance q 0.99396460 AU
148,694,988 km
Aphelion distance Q 4.24997858 AU
635,787,747 km
Semi-major axis a 2.62197159 AU
392,241,367 km
Orbital period period 4.2457 years
1,550.7450 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2024-May-19 07:41:32
2,460,449.8205 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 30.447166309562°
Longitude of the ascending node node 296.46770024291°
Mean anomaly M 255.69182552324°
Mean motion n 0.23214648°/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
2023 Nov 24 14h 28m 54s -15° 50’ 56” 26.11 Libra
2023 Nov 25 14h 30m 54s -16° 00’ 24” 26.10 Libra
2023 Nov 26 14h 32m 53s -16° 09’ 52” 26.10 Libra
2023 Nov 27 14h 34m 53s -16° 19’ 19” 26.09 Libra
2023 Nov 28 14h 36m 52s -16° 28’ 45” 26.09 Libra
2023 Nov 29 14h 38m 53s -16° 38’ 08” 26.08 Libra
2023 Nov 30 14h 40m 55s -16° 47’ 30” 26.07 Libra
2023 Dec 01 14h 42m 59s -16° 56’ 51” 26.06 Libra
2023 Dec 02 14h 45m 02s -17° 06’ 08” 26.06 Libra
2023 Dec 03 14h 47m 07s -17° 15’ 25” 26.05 Libra
2023 Dec 04 14h 49m 12s -17° 24’ 39” 26.04 Libra
2023 Dec 05 14h 51m 16s -17° 33’ 52” 26.03 Libra
2023 Dec 06 14h 53m 24s -17° 43’ 03” 26.02 Libra
2023 Dec 07 14h 55m 31s -17° 52’ 10” 26.02 Libra