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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 is currently in the constellation of Pegasus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 is 23h 32m 12s and the Declination is +10° 53’ 25” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 is 22.19 (JPL).

Summary of key facts about Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 [tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view]:

23h 32m 12s
+10° 53’ 25”
  • 2019 AC3 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-West direction at an altitude of 42° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2019 AC3 is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 2019 AC3 rise and set times.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 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.

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 in Pegasus on July, 07 2020
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 in Pegasus on July, 07 2020
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 from Earth is currently 4,355,994 kilometers, equivalent to 0.029118 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14.5300 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 and arrive to us.

14.5300 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 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 (NEO) 2019 AC3 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.

Closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 to Earth happens on Wed Jul 1 2020 at a distance of 0.02697431 Astronomical Units, or 4,035,299 kilometers:

Wed Jul 1 2020

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 is 22.19.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3, 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) 2019 AC3 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 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 (NEO) 2019 AC3 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.5°
Max altitude: 49.3°
Azimuth: 281.1°

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 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) 2019 AC3 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 at epoch 30 May 2020 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.11044547
Orbit inclination i 4.40788189°
Perihelion distance q 0.91853078 AU
137,410,250 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.14661701 AU
171,531,464 km
Semi-major axis a 1.03257390 AU
154,470,857 km
Orbital period period 1.0500 years
383.2482 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2020-Apr-13 01:28:10
2,458,952.5612 JD
Next perihelion transit 2021-May-01 07:25
2,459,335.8094 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 271.90842018398°
Longitude of the ascending node node 282.25600661023°
Mean anomaly M 45.030758133087°
Mean motion n 0.93933902°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 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) 2019 AC3
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AC3 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2020 Jun 30 01h 22m 30s +01° 28’ 42” 23.10 Cetus
2020 Jul 01 01h 06m 57s +02° 53’ 56” 22.91 Pisces
2020 Jul 02 00h 51m 20s +04° 18’ 55” 22.74 Pisces
2020 Jul 03 00h 35m 44s +05° 42’ 20” 22.59 Pisces
2020 Jul 04 00h 20m 20s +07° 03’ 02” 22.46 Pisces
2020 Jul 05 00h 05m 11s +08° 19’ 56” 22.35 Pisces
2020 Jul 06 23h 50m 26s +09° 32’ 12” 22.27 Pegasus
2020 Jul 07 23h 36m 07s +10° 39’ 12” 22.20 Pegasus
2020 Jul 08 23h 22m 20s +11° 40’ 36” 22.15 Pegasus
2020 Jul 09 23h 09m 08s +12° 36’ 10” 22.11 Pegasus
2020 Jul 10 22h 56m 31s +13° 25’ 54” 22.08 Pegasus
2020 Jul 11 22h 44m 32s +14° 10’ 00” 22.07 Pegasus
2020 Jul 12 22h 33m 10s +14° 48’ 37” 22.07 Pegasus
2020 Jul 13 22h 22m 24s +15° 22’ 05” 22.07 Pegasus