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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:36  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:29

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 is currently in the constellation of Capricornus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 is 21h 10m 00s and the Declination is -15° 44’ 49” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 is 28.84 (JPL).

21h 10m 00s
-15° 44’ 49”

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.8°
Max altitude: 22.7°
Azimuth: 254.2°
  • 2019 CZ2 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • Given its current magnitude, 2019 CZ2 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 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 CZ2 in Capricornus on April, 01 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 in Capricornus on April, 01 2023
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]

Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 from Earth is currently 328,979,981 kilometers, equivalent to 2.199095 Astronomical Units. Light takes 18 minutes and 17.3591 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 and arrive to us.

18 minutes and 17.3591 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 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 CZ2 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 CZ2 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 to Earth happens on Sat Nov 25 2023 at a distance of 0.007166 Astronomical Units, or 1,072,024 kilometers:

Sat Nov 25 2023

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 Brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 is 28.84.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2, 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 CZ2 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 at epoch 20 January 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.32635317
Orbit inclination i 0.67954791°
Perihelion distance q 0.94344894 AU
141,137,953 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.85757054 AU
277,888,597 km
Semi-major axis a 1.40050974 AU
209,513,275 km
Orbital period period 1.6574 years
605.3794 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2022-Apr-27 19:48:37
2,459,697.3254 JD
Next perihelion transit 2023-Dec-24 04:54
2,460,302.7048 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 244.58831123991°
Longitude of the ascending node node 212.20897495721°
Mean anomaly M 302.42097171422°
Mean motion n 0.59466842°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 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 CZ2
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 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 CZ2 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2023 Mar 25 20h 54m 24s -16° 52’ 46” 28.88 Capricornus
2023 Mar 26 20h 56m 27s -16° 44’ 04” 28.88 Capricornus
2023 Mar 27 20h 58m 32s -16° 35’ 18” 28.87 Capricornus
2023 Mar 28 21h 00m 34s -16° 26’ 27” 28.87 Capricornus
2023 Mar 29 21h 02m 38s -16° 17’ 34” 28.86 Capricornus
2023 Mar 30 21h 04m 41s -16° 08’ 35” 28.86 Capricornus
2023 Mar 31 21h 06m 42s -15° 59’ 34” 28.85 Capricornus
2023 Apr 01 21h 08m 45s -15° 50’ 26” 28.85 Capricornus
2023 Apr 02 21h 10m 46s -15° 41’ 17” 28.84 Capricornus
2023 Apr 03 21h 12m 48s -15° 32’ 03” 28.83 Capricornus
2023 Apr 04 21h 14m 49s -15° 22’ 45” 28.83 Capricornus
2023 Apr 05 21h 16m 50s -15° 13’ 24” 28.82 Capricornus
2023 Apr 06 21h 18m 51s -15° 04’ 00” 28.81 Capricornus
2023 Apr 07 21h 20m 51s -14° 54’ 32” 28.81 Capricornus