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Asteroid 2015 RR245

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Asteroid 2015 RR245 Position

Asteroid 2015 RR245 is currently in the constellation of Pisces. The current Right Ascension is 00h 27m 07s and the Declination is +06° 03’ 47”.

00h 27m 07s
+06° 03’ 47”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 2015 RR245 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see full screen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid 2015 RR245 in Pisces on February, 19 2020
Field of view: 60x30 degrees
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Higher precision deep sky finder chart showing where Asteroid 2015 RR245 is right now (view fullscreen)

2015 RR245
RA: 00h 27m 07s
Dec: +06° 03’ 47”
Deep sky finder chart for Asteroid 2015 RR245
Field of view: 60x40 arcmins
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Also check out Where is Asteroid 2015 RR245?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid 2015 RR245 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid 2015 RR245 Distance

The distance of Asteroid 2015 RR245 from Earth is currently 9,438,981,031 kilometers, equivalent to 63.095691 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 hours, 44 minutes and 45.0517 seconds to travel from Asteroid 2015 RR245 and arrive to us.

8 hours, 44 minutes and 45.0517 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2015 RR245 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 2015 RR245 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. The value of the distance of 2015 RR245 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Asteroid 2015 RR245 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 2015 RR245 to Earth happens on Wed Jan 14 2093 at a distance of 32.93044957 Astronomical Units, or 4,926,325,147 kilometers:

Wed Jan 14 2093

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

Asteroid 2015 RR245 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid 2015 RR245 is 21.88.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 2015 RR245, 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 2015 RR245 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid 2015 RR245 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 2015 RR245 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 83.9°
Max altitude: 44.6°
Azimuth: 276.1°
Asteroid 2015 RR245 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid 2015 RR245 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 RR245 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 2015 RR245 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.58286556
Orbit inclination i 7.57545699°
Perihelion distance q 33.94339201 AU
5,077,859,179 km
Aphelion distance Q 128.80218183 AU
19,268,532,181 km
Semi-major axis a 81.37278692 AU
12,173,195,680 km
Orbital period period 734.0500 years
268,112.5927 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2093-Jan-02 13:25:43
2,485,515.0595 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 261.02484636366°
Longitude of the ascending node node 211.67921982244°
Mean anomaly M 323.8612967286°
Mean motion n 0.00134272°/day

Visualization of Asteroid 2015 RR245 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 2015 RR245 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 2015 RR245 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 2015 RR245
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Asteroid 2015 RR245 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 2015 RR245 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 2015 RR245 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2020 Feb 12 00h 26m 44s +06° 01’ 41” 21.89 Pisces
2020 Feb 13 00h 26m 47s +06° 01’ 55” 21.89 Pisces
2020 Feb 14 00h 26m 49s +06° 02’ 12” 21.89 Pisces
2020 Feb 15 00h 26m 53s +06° 02’ 27” 21.89 Pisces
2020 Feb 16 00h 26m 56s +06° 02’ 44” 21.89 Pisces
2020 Feb 17 00h 26m 58s +06° 03’ 02” 21.88 Pisces
2020 Feb 18 00h 27m 02s +06° 03’ 19” 21.88 Pisces
2020 Feb 19 00h 27m 06s +06° 03’ 35” 21.88 Pisces
2020 Feb 20 00h 27m 09s +06° 03’ 54” 21.88 Pisces
2020 Feb 21 00h 27m 11s +06° 04’ 10” 21.88 Pisces
2020 Feb 22 00h 27m 15s +06° 04’ 30” 21.88 Pisces
2020 Feb 23 00h 27m 19s +06° 04’ 48” 21.88 Pisces
2020 Feb 24 00h 27m 21s +06° 05’ 07” 21.88 Pisces
2020 Feb 25 00h 27m 24s +06° 05’ 25” 21.87 Pisces