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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:57 south
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2

Altitude: -26.9°   Azimuth: 349.1°   Direction: North

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 is currently in the constellation of Pisces. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 is 01h 31m 39s and the Declination is +11° 04’ 15” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 is 23.41 (JPL).

01h 31m 39s
+11° 04’ 15”

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

Azimuth: 78.9°
Max altitude: 49.6°
Azimuth: 281.1°
  • 2019 CZ2 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.
  • 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.

Finder chart of 2019 CZ2 in Pisces on September,22 2023
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 in Pisces on September, 22 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Finder chart of 2019 CZ2
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 in Pisces on September, 22 2023
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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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 42,764,717 kilometers, equivalent to 0.285864 Astronomical Units. Light takes 2 minutes and 22.6477 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 CZ2 and arrive to us.

2 minutes and 22.6477 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 and Light Curve

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 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.32644234
Orbit inclination i 0.67975347°
Perihelion distance q 0.94322494 AU
141,104,443 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.85750023 AU
277,878,080 km
Semi-major axis a 1.40036258 AU
209,491,261 km
Orbital period period 1.6572 years
605.2840 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2023-Dec-24 03:03:30
2,460,302.6274 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 244.5849606124°
Longitude of the ascending node node 212.20947440669°
Mean anomaly M 180.30603314943°
Mean motion n 0.59476215°/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 Sep 15 01h 27m 52s +10° 43’ 41” 23.97 Pisces
2023 Sep 16 01h 28m 28s +10° 47’ 09” 23.90 Pisces
2023 Sep 17 01h 29m 03s +10° 50’ 26” 23.83 Pisces
2023 Sep 18 01h 29m 35s +10° 53’ 30” 23.76 Pisces
2023 Sep 19 01h 30m 05s +10° 56’ 21” 23.68 Pisces
2023 Sep 20 01h 30m 33s +10° 58’ 59” 23.61 Pisces
2023 Sep 21 01h 31m 00s +11° 01’ 26” 23.53 Pisces
2023 Sep 22 01h 31m 27s +11° 03’ 38” 23.45 Pisces
2023 Sep 23 01h 31m 50s +11° 05’ 35” 23.38 Pisces
2023 Sep 24 01h 32m 12s +11° 07’ 21” 23.30 Pisces
2023 Sep 25 01h 32m 31s +11° 08’ 52” 23.22 Pisces
2023 Sep 26 01h 32m 51s +11° 10’ 09” 23.14 Pisces
2023 Sep 27 01h 33m 06s +11° 11’ 11” 23.05 Pisces
2023 Sep 28 01h 33m 21s +11° 11’ 58” 22.97 Pisces