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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:54  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2

Altitude: -21.4°   Azimuth: 283.2°   Direction: West-North-West

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 is currently in the constellation of Aquarius.

The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 is 21h 13m 39s and the Declination is -08° 47’ 49” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 is 30.43 (JPL).

21h 13m 39s
-08° 47’ 49”

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.0°
Max altitude: 29.6°
Azimuth: 261.2°
  • 2019 CN2 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2019 CN2 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 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 CN2 in Aquarius on December,11 2023
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 in Aquarius on December, 11 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Finder chart of 2019 CN2
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 in Aquarius on December, 11 2023
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 from Earth is currently 144,073,192 kilometers, equivalent to 0.963070 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 minutes and 0.5764 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 and arrive to us.

8 minutes and 0.5764 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 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 CN2 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 CN2 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 to Earth happens on Fri Feb 11 2033 at a distance of 0.012626 Astronomical Units, or 1,888,786 kilometers:

Fri Feb 11 2033

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 Brightness and Light Curve

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2, 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 CN2 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 at epoch 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.22384894
Orbit inclination i 8.05223899°
Perihelion distance q 0.70948079 AU
106,136,816 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.11872207 AU
167,358,439 km
Semi-major axis a 0.91410143 AU
136,747,628 km
Orbital period period 0.8740 years
319.2199 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2022-Nov-07 12:01:02
2,459,891.0007 JD
Next perihelion transit 2023-Sep-22 17:17
2,460,210.2207 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 304.3721351366°
Longitude of the ascending node node 320.79604177312°
Mean anomaly M 123.48771731683°
Mean motion n 1.12774911°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 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 CN2
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CN2 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 CN2 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2023 Dec 04 20h 36m 33s -12° 13’ 40” 30.38 Capricornus
2023 Dec 05 20h 41m 18s -11° 48’ 20” 30.38 Aquarius
2023 Dec 06 20h 46m 04s -11° 22’ 50” 30.39 Aquarius
2023 Dec 07 20h 50m 45s -10° 57’ 11” 30.39 Aquarius
2023 Dec 08 20h 55m 27s -10° 31’ 23” 30.40 Aquarius
2023 Dec 09 21h 00m 05s -10° 05’ 26” 30.41 Aquarius
2023 Dec 10 21h 04m 41s -09° 39’ 24” 30.41 Aquarius
2023 Dec 11 21h 09m 15s -09° 13’ 15” 30.42 Aquarius
2023 Dec 12 21h 13m 46s -08° 47’ 03” 30.43 Aquarius
2023 Dec 13 21h 18m 15s -08° 20’ 45” 30.43 Aquarius
2023 Dec 14 21h 22m 44s -07° 54’ 24” 30.44 Aquarius
2023 Dec 15 21h 27m 10s -07° 28’ 03” 30.45 Aquarius
2023 Dec 16 21h 31m 33s -07° 01’ 38” 30.45 Aquarius
2023 Dec 17 21h 35m 56s -06° 35’ 13” 30.46 Aquarius