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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 30m 09s and the Declination is +06° 21’ 55”.

00h 30m 09s
+06° 21’ 55”

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 April, 08 2020
Field of view: 60x30 degrees
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= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
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 30m 09s
Dec: +06° 21’ 55”
Deep sky finder chart for Asteroid 2015 RR245
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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 9,461,447,877 kilometers, equivalent to 63.245873 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 hours, 45 minutes and 59.9930 seconds to travel from Asteroid 2015 RR245 and arrive to us.

8 hours, 45 minutes and 59.9930 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 21.83.


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: 83.6°
Max altitude: 44.9°
Azimuth: 276.4°
Asteroid 2015 RR245 is below 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 30 May 2020 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.58300168
Orbit inclination i 7.56283728°
Perihelion distance q 34.08426544 AU
5,098,933,545 km
Aphelion distance Q 129.39008753 AU
19,356,481,622 km
Semi-major axis a 81.73717648 AU
12,227,707,584 km
Orbital period period 738.9900 years
269,915.5306 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2092-Nov-30 09:09:49
2,485,481.8818 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 260.61294090297°
Longitude of the ascending node node 211.71959624845°
Mean anomaly M 324.68044118871°
Mean motion n 0.00133375°/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 Apr 01 00h 29m 39s +06° 18’ 43” 21.80 Pisces
2020 Apr 02 00h 29m 43s +06° 19’ 09” 21.81 Pisces
2020 Apr 03 00h 29m 47s +06° 19’ 32” 21.81 Pisces
2020 Apr 04 00h 29m 50s +06° 19’ 56” 21.81 Pisces
2020 Apr 05 00h 29m 54s +06° 20’ 21” 21.81 Pisces
2020 Apr 06 00h 29m 58s +06° 20’ 44” 21.82 Pisces
2020 Apr 07 00h 30m 02s +06° 21’ 09” 21.82 Pisces
2020 Apr 08 00h 30m 06s +06° 21’ 33” 21.82 Pisces
2020 Apr 09 00h 30m 10s +06° 21’ 56” 21.83 Pisces
2020 Apr 10 00h 30m 14s +06° 22’ 20” 21.83 Pisces
2020 Apr 11 00h 30m 18s +06° 22’ 45” 21.83 Pisces
2020 Apr 12 00h 30m 21s +06° 23’ 08” 21.83 Pisces
2020 Apr 13 00h 30m 25s +06° 23’ 33” 21.84 Pisces
2020 Apr 14 00h 30m 29s +06° 23’ 57” 21.84 Pisces