Asteroid 2015 BN509
Asteroid 2015 BN509 is currently in the constellation of Gemini. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid 2015 BN509 is 07h 20m 27s and the Declination is +23° 15’ 54” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid 2015 BN509 is 18.79 (JPL).
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Asteroid 2015 BN509 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid 2015 BN509 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.
Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid 2015 BN509 is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.
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Asteroid 2015 BN509 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid 2015 BN509 from Earth is currently 35,149,646 kilometers, equivalent to 0.234961 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 minutes and 57.2466 seconds to travel from Asteroid 2015 BN509 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2015 BN509 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. The value of the distance of 2015 BN509 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Asteroid 2015 BN509 to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100, the closest approach of Asteroid 2015 BN509 to Earth happens on Sat Feb 10 2018 at a distance of 0.033030 Astronomical Units, or 4,941,279 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid 2015 BN509 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 2015 BN509, 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 2015 BN509 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid 2015 BN509 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 2015 BN509 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.43433512 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2020-Apr-15 02:15:51
|Next perihelion transit||2021-Apr-18 22:00
|Argument of perihelion||peri||143.1979500714°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||120.11445933053°|
Visualization of Asteroid 2015 BN509 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 2015 BN509 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 2015 BN509 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 2015 BN509 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 2015 BN509 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 2015 BN509 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2021 Jan 19||08h 07m 48s||+19° 51’ 11”||18.59||Cancer|
|2021 Jan 20||08h 02m 33s||+20° 16’ 50”||18.54||Cancer|
|2021 Jan 21||07h 57m 00s||+20° 43’ 09”||18.62||Gemini|
|2021 Jan 22||07h 51m 09s||+21° 10’ 04”||18.67||Gemini|
|2021 Jan 23||07h 44m 58s||+21° 37’ 26”||18.70||Gemini|
|2021 Jan 24||07h 38m 30s||+22° 05’ 08”||18.73||Gemini|
|2021 Jan 25||07h 31m 41s||+22° 33’ 03”||18.76||Gemini|
|2021 Jan 26||07h 24m 34s||+23° 01’ 00”||18.78||Gemini|
|2021 Jan 27||07h 17m 08s||+23° 28’ 45”||18.80||Gemini|
|2021 Jan 28||07h 09m 21s||+23° 56’ 09”||18.82||Gemini|
|2021 Jan 29||07h 01m 17s||+24° 22’ 58”||18.85||Gemini|
|2021 Jan 30||06h 52m 54s||+24° 48’ 55”||18.87||Gemini|
|2021 Jan 31||06h 44m 13s||+25° 13’ 49”||18.90||Gemini|
|2021 Feb 01||06h 35m 17s||+25° 37’ 23”||18.93||Gemini|