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Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1

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Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 Sky Charts and Coordinates

This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 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 (NEO) 2016 GE1 in Ursa Major on February, 18 2019
 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
11h 18m 25s
+44° 41’ 16”

Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 Rise and Set Times

Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 is circumpolar from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] and transits at 01:27 UTC (altitude: 83.2°)

Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 Orbit Diagram

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 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 (NEO) 2016 GE1
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Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 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 GE1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Feb 11 11h 13m 23s +42° 38’ 42” 25.94 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 12 11h 14m 05s +42° 54’ 48” 25.88 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 13 11h 14m 48s +43° 10’ 56” 25.83 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 14 11h 15m 29s +43° 27’ 03” 25.77 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 15 11h 16m 09s +43° 43’ 09” 25.72 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 16 11h 16m 47s +43° 59’ 11” 25.66 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 17 11h 17m 25s +44° 15’ 08” 25.61 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 18 11h 18m 02s +44° 31’ 01” 25.55 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 19 11h 18m 38s +44° 46’ 49” 25.49 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 20 11h 19m 14s +45° 02’ 30” 25.44 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 21 11h 19m 49s +45° 18’ 02” 25.38 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 22 11h 20m 22s +45° 33’ 26” 25.32 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 23 11h 20m 56s +45° 48’ 41” 25.27 Ursa Major
2019 Feb 24 11h 21m 29s +46° 03’ 43” 25.21 Ursa Major

Distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 from Earth

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 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.

Distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

Light Curve of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1, 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 (NEO) 2016 GE1 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 GE1 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.52144828
Orbit inclination i 10.72787259°
Perihelion distance q 0.98903241 AU
147,957,144 km
Aphelion distance Q 3.14440757 AU
470,396,678 km
Semi-major axis a 2.06671999 AU
309,176,911 km
Orbital period period 2.9700 years
1,085.2277 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-Apr-19 11:23:45
2,458,592.9748 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 197.2000929081°
Longitude of the ascending node node 15.643570343491°
Mean anomaly M 2.496306714088°
Mean motion n 0.33172760°/day
Closest approach to Earth* 2016-Apr-05
Distance of closest approach* 0.00450417 AU
673,814 km

* NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed for the time interval between 2013-Jan-01 and 2100-Dec-31, with a sampling interval of 1 day.