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Asteroid 2015 RR245

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Asteroid 2015 RR245 Sky Charts and Coordinates

This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Asteroid 2015 RR245 is now with respect to the brightest stars and constellations.

More advanced sky charts are available on TheSkyLive for this object: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Asteroid 2015 RR245 in Pisces on January, 24 2018
High Precision Live Sky Chart
00h 20m 54s
+05° 35’ 40”
 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Asteroid 2015 RR245 Rise and Set Times

Today's Asteroid 2015 RR245 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. All times are relative to the local timezone Europe/London.

Azimuth: 84.4°
Max altitude: 44.1°
Azimuth: 275.6°

Asteroid 2015 RR245 Orbit Diagram

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 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 MagnitudeMag Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. Constellation
2018 Jan 17 21.87 00h 20m 41s +05° 34’ 45” Pisces
2018 Jan 18 21.87 00h 20m 44s +05° 34’ 51” Pisces
2018 Jan 19 21.87 00h 20m 44s +05° 34’ 59” Pisces
2018 Jan 20 21.87 00h 20m 47s +05° 35’ 07” Pisces
2018 Jan 21 21.87 00h 20m 48s +05° 35’ 15” Pisces
2018 Jan 22 21.86 00h 20m 50s +05° 35’ 22” Pisces
2018 Jan 23 21.86 00h 20m 53s +05° 35’ 31” Pisces
2018 Jan 24 21.86 00h 20m 54s +05° 35’ 40” Pisces
2018 Jan 25 21.86 00h 20m 57s +05° 35’ 49” Pisces
2018 Jan 26 21.86 00h 20m 58s +05° 35’ 59” Pisces
2018 Jan 27 21.86 00h 21m 01s +05° 36’ 10” Pisces
2018 Jan 28 21.86 00h 21m 02s +05° 36’ 20” Pisces
2018 Jan 29 21.86 00h 21m 06s +05° 36’ 32” Pisces
2018 Jan 30 21.86 00h 21m 07s +05° 36’ 42” Pisces

Distance of Asteroid 2015 RR245 from Earth

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2015 RR245 from Earth as a function of time. Distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with a 2 days interval.

The reported distances might be inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 2015 RR245 is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Distance of Asteroid 2015 RR245 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2075

Light Curve of Asteroid 2015 RR245

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 2075

Asteroid 2015 RR245 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 2015 RR245 at epoch 03 September 2017 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.58404731
Orbit inclination i 7.58078821°
Perihelion distance q 33.76867303 AU
5,051,721,592 km
Aphelion distance Q 128.59918221 AU
19,238,163,871 km
Semi-major axis a 81.18392762 AU
12,144,942,732 km
Orbital period period 731.5000 years
267,179.7348 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2092-Dec-31 12:08:26
2,485,513.0059 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 261.3937581655°
Longitude of the ascending node node 211.66175210454°
Mean anomaly M 322.92944104094°
Mean motion n 0.00134741°/day
Closest approach to Earth* 2075-Dec-11
Distance of closest approach* 35.59718828 AU
5,325,263,581 km

* NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed for the time interval between 2013-Jan-01 and 2075-Dec-31, with a sampling interval of 1 day.