Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 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) 2015 RN35 Impact Earth?.
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 is currently in the constellation of Sagittarius. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 is 18h 22m 47s and the Declination is -23° 06’ 35” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 is 26.35 (JPL).
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 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) 2015 RN35 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 from Earth is currently 235,333,914 kilometers, equivalent to 1.573110 Astronomical Units. Light takes 13 minutes and 4.9894 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 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) 2015 RN35 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 to Earth happens on Thu Dec 15 2022 at a distance of 0.004586 Astronomical Units, or 686,039 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35, 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) 2015 RN35 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 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) 2015 RN35 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.96050251 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2021-Feb-17 15:31:41
|Argument of perihelion||peri||207.55757574701°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||209.21409534176°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 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) 2015 RN35 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2020 Oct 20||18h 04m 00s||-23° 11’ 47”||26.38||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 21||18h 06m 28s||-23° 11’ 34”||26.38||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 22||18h 08m 57s||-23° 11’ 12”||26.37||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 23||18h 11m 27s||-23° 10’ 41”||26.37||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 24||18h 13m 59s||-23° 10’ 01”||26.37||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 25||18h 16m 32s||-23° 09’ 12”||26.36||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 26||18h 19m 05s||-23° 08’ 12”||26.36||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 27||18h 21m 41s||-23° 07’ 04”||26.35||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 28||18h 24m 16s||-23° 05’ 44”||26.35||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 29||18h 26m 53s||-23° 04’ 14”||26.34||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 30||18h 29m 31s||-23° 02’ 34”||26.34||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 31||18h 32m 11s||-23° 00’ 42”||26.33||Sagittarius|
|2020 Nov 01||18h 34m 50s||-22° 58’ 40”||26.32||Sagittarius|
|2020 Nov 02||18h 37m 32s||-22° 56’ 26”||26.32||Sagittarius|