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north SunriseRise: 7:41  
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1

Altitude: -59.9°   Azimuth: 7.6°   Direction: North

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus.

The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 is 16h 54m 54s and the Declination is -21° 34’ 39” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 is 31.51 (JPL).

16h 54m 54s
-21° 34’ 39”

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 111.6°
Max altitude: 16.9°
Azimuth: 248.4°
  • 2019 BX1 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2019 BX1 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 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.

Finder chart of 2019 BX1 in Ophiucus on December,01 2023
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 in Ophiucus on December, 01 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Finder chart of 2019 BX1
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 in Ophiucus on December, 01 2023
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 from Earth is currently 378,474,596 kilometers, equivalent to 2.529946 Astronomical Units. Light takes 21 minutes and 2.4554 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 and arrive to us.

21 minutes and 2.4554 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 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.

Chart of the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 from Earth in Astronomical Units (au)

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 BX1 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 to Earth happens on Mon Jan 8 2029 at a distance of 0.002976 Astronomical Units, or 445,276 kilometers:

Mon Jan 8 2029

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 Brightness and Light Curve

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1, 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.

Chart of the magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 at epoch 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.23137565
Orbit inclination i 3.08592014°
Perihelion distance q 0.97502564 AU
145,861,760 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.56204112 AU
233,678,026 km
Semi-major axis a 1.26853338 AU
189,769,893 km
Orbital period period 1.4288 years
521.8567 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2023-Apr-06 14:26:09
2,460,041.1015 JD
Next perihelion transit 2024-Sep-09 10:59
2,460,562.9582 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 337.74625688142°
Longitude of the ascending node node 111.34505195944°
Mean anomaly M 331.99127433929°
Mean motion n 0.68984453°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 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 BX1
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 BX1 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 BX1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2023 Nov 24 16h 34m 59s -20° 53’ 21” 31.57 Ophiucus
2023 Nov 25 16h 37m 49s -20° 59’ 48” 31.56 Ophiucus
2023 Nov 26 16h 40m 38s -21° 06’ 02” 31.55 Ophiucus
2023 Nov 27 16h 43m 28s -21° 12’ 06” 31.54 Ophiucus
2023 Nov 28 16h 46m 18s -21° 18’ 00” 31.53 Ophiucus
2023 Nov 29 16h 49m 09s -21° 23’ 41” 31.53 Ophiucus
2023 Nov 30 16h 52m 00s -21° 29’ 12” 31.52 Ophiucus
2023 Dec 01 16h 54m 51s -21° 34’ 31” 31.51 Ophiucus
2023 Dec 02 16h 57m 42s -21° 39’ 38” 31.50 Ophiucus
2023 Dec 03 17h 00m 33s -21° 44’ 35” 31.49 Ophiucus
2023 Dec 04 17h 03m 24s -21° 49’ 21” 31.48 Ophiucus
2023 Dec 05 17h 06m 15s -21° 53’ 53” 31.46 Ophiucus
2023 Dec 06 17h 09m 06s -21° 58’ 15” 31.45 Ophiucus
2023 Dec 07 17h 11m 57s -22° 02’ 26” 31.44 Ophiucus