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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3

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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 Position

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 is currently in the constellation of Apus. The current Right Ascension is 14h 55m 47s and the Declination is -71° 44’ 27”.

14h 55m 47s
-71° 44’ 27”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see fuillscreen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 in Apus on October, 21 2019
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Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 from Earth is currently 43,426,423 kilometers, equivalent to 0.290288 Astronomical Units. Light takes 2 minutes and 24.8550 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 and arrive to us.

2 minutes and 24.8550 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 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 AE3 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 AE3 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 to Earth happens on Thu Jan 3 2019 at a distance of 0.00522151 Astronomical Units, or 781,127 kilometers:

Thu Jan 3 2019

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

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 is 27.96.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3, 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 AE3 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 rise and set times

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 touches the horizon, consideting the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmoshpere conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.10039292
Orbit inclination i 14.80829354°
Perihelion distance q 0.89791988 AU
134,326,902 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.09832914 AU
164,307,702 km
Semi-major axis a 0.99812451 AU
149,317,302 km
Orbital period period 1.0000 years
364.2298 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-Oct-16 17:32:24
2,458,773.2308 JD
Next perihelion transit 2020-Oct-14 23:03
2,459,137.4607 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 271.75655219977°
Longitude of the ascending node node 101.9385039742°
Mean anomaly M 189.27510136991°
Mean motion n 0.98838693°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 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 AE3
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 AE3 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 AE3 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Oct 14 14h 56m 53s -67° 58’ 08” 28.02 Circinus
2019 Oct 15 14h 57m 02s -68° 31’ 17” 28.02 Triangulum Australis
2019 Oct 16 14h 57m 05s -69° 03’ 56” 28.01 Triangulum Australis
2019 Oct 17 14h 57m 02s -69° 36’ 06” 28.00 Triangulum Australis
2019 Oct 18 14h 56m 54s -70° 07’ 45” 27.99 Triangulum Australis
2019 Oct 19 14h 56m 40s -70° 38’ 53” 27.98 Apus
2019 Oct 20 14h 56m 20s -71° 09’ 29” 27.97 Apus
2019 Oct 21 14h 55m 53s -71° 39’ 33” 27.96 Apus
2019 Oct 22 14h 55m 18s -72° 09’ 03” 27.95 Apus
2019 Oct 23 14h 54m 37s -72° 38’ 03” 27.94 Apus
2019 Oct 24 14h 53m 47s -73° 06’ 28” 27.93 Apus
2019 Oct 25 14h 52m 49s -73° 34’ 18” 27.92 Apus
2019 Oct 26 14h 51m 42s -74° 01’ 36” 27.90 Apus
2019 Oct 27 14h 50m 26s -74° 28’ 18” 27.89 Apus