Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 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) 2016 EP84 Impact Earth?.
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 is currently in the constellation of Sagittarius. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 is 19h 46m 25s and the Declination is -20° 14’ 57” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 is 29.77 (JPL).
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Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 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) 2016 EP84 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 from Earth is currently 145,585,224 kilometers, equivalent to 0.973177 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 minutes and 5.6200 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 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) 2016 EP84 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 to Earth happens on Wed Jan 3 2029 at a distance of 0.012729 Astronomical Units, or 1,904,300 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84, 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) 2016 EP84 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 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) 2016 EP84 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.98416056 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2019-Dec-19 07:37:28
|Next perihelion transit||2021-Apr-06 18:09
|Argument of perihelion||peri||195.46348917638°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||287.47393747053°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 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) 2016 EP84 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2016 EP84 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2020 Oct 15||19h 27m 47s||-20° 58’ 23”||29.68||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 16||19h 30m 05s||-20° 53’ 27”||29.69||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 17||19h 32m 22s||-20° 48’ 23”||29.70||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 18||19h 34m 42s||-20° 43’ 09”||29.71||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 19||19h 37m 02s||-20° 37’ 45”||29.73||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 20||19h 39m 24s||-20° 32’ 12”||29.74||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 21||19h 41m 44s||-20° 26’ 30”||29.75||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 22||19h 44m 08s||-20° 20’ 39”||29.76||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 23||19h 46m 31s||-20° 14’ 36”||29.77||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 24||19h 48m 55s||-20° 08’ 26”||29.78||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 25||19h 51m 20s||-20° 02’ 06”||29.79||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 26||19h 53m 44s||-19° 55’ 35”||29.80||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 27||19h 56m 11s||-19° 48’ 55”||29.81||Sagittarius|
|2020 Oct 28||19h 58m 36s||-19° 42’ 05”||29.82||Sagittarius|