Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 is 21h 54m 07s and the Declination is -14° 02’ 41” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 is 26.90 (JPL).
- 2016 JA6 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Right now it is placed in the South direction at an altitude of 24° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2016 JA6 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 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 JA6 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 from Earth is currently 56,676,723 kilometers, equivalent to 0.378860 Astronomical Units. Light takes 3 minutes and 9.0532 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 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 JA6 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 to Earth happens on Thu Nov 6 2031 at a distance of 0.007207 Astronomical Units, or 1,078,095 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6, 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 JA6 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.78721344 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2024-Feb-01 23:05:36
|Argument of perihelion||peri||269.3395650412°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||222.19519285908°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 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 JA6 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 JA6 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 JA6 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 21||21h 37m 49s||-09° 34’ 05”||26.81||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 22||21h 39m 51s||-10° 09’ 21”||26.82||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 23||21h 41m 56s||-10° 44’ 29”||26.83||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 24||21h 44m 00s||-11° 19’ 24”||26.84||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 25||21h 46m 08s||-11° 54’ 12”||26.86||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 26||21h 48m 15s||-12° 28’ 51”||26.87||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 27||21h 50m 25s||-13° 03’ 24”||26.88||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 28||21h 52m 35s||-13° 37’ 51”||26.89||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 29||21h 54m 45s||-14° 12’ 12”||26.90||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 30||21h 56m 57s||-14° 46’ 31”||26.92||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 01||21h 59m 09s||-15° 20’ 45”||26.93||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 02||22h 01m 23s||-15° 54’ 57”||26.94||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 03||22h 03m 37s||-16° 29’ 08”||26.95||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 04||22h 05m 51s||-17° 03’ 20”||26.96||Aquarius|