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 Capricornus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 is 21h 09m 19s and the Declination is -15° 59’ 12” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 RN35 is 25.99 (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 170,393,433 kilometers, equivalent to 1.139010 Astronomical Units. Light takes 9 minutes and 28.3713 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 686,053 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||0.96068909 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2021-Feb-17 16:25:25
|Next perihelion transit||2022-Nov-23 12:16
|Argument of perihelion||peri||207.5991612387°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||209.17918399729°|
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.
|2022 May 14||20h 57m 53s||-16° 50’ 03”||26.21||Capricornus|
|2022 May 15||20h 59m 25s||-16° 43’ 31”||26.18||Capricornus|
|2022 May 16||21h 00m 54s||-16° 36’ 59”||26.15||Capricornus|
|2022 May 17||21h 02m 22s||-16° 30’ 28”||26.13||Capricornus|
|2022 May 18||21h 03m 51s||-16° 23’ 56”||26.10||Capricornus|
|2022 May 19||21h 05m 17s||-16° 17’ 25”||26.07||Capricornus|
|2022 May 20||21h 06m 45s||-16° 10’ 54”||26.04||Capricornus|
|2022 May 21||21h 08m 09s||-16° 04’ 23”||26.01||Capricornus|
|2022 May 22||21h 09m 34s||-15° 57’ 53”||25.98||Capricornus|
|2022 May 23||21h 10m 59s||-15° 51’ 25”||25.95||Capricornus|
|2022 May 24||21h 12m 21s||-15° 44’ 57”||25.92||Capricornus|
|2022 May 25||21h 13m 45s||-15° 38’ 31”||25.89||Capricornus|
|2022 May 26||21h 15m 06s||-15° 32’ 07”||25.86||Capricornus|
|2022 May 27||21h 16m 27s||-15° 25’ 44”||25.83||Capricornus|