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north SunriseRise: 7:51  
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP

Altitude: -53.0°   Azimuth: 64.3°   Direction: East-North-East

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP is currently in the constellation of Scorpius.

The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP is 16h 20m 20s and the Declination is -27° 32’ 56” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP is 28.03 (JPL).

16h 20m 20s
-27° 32’ 56”

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

Azimuth: 117.6°
Max altitude: 10.9°
Azimuth: 242.4°
  • 2019 DP is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2019 DP is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP 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 DP in Scorpius on December,09 2023
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP in Scorpius on December, 09 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Finder chart of 2019 DP
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP in Scorpius on December, 09 2023
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP from Earth is currently 343,290,972 kilometers, equivalent to 2.294758 Astronomical Units. Light takes 19 minutes and 5.0954 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP and arrive to us.

19 minutes and 5.0954 seconds

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

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP to Earth happens on Mon Aug 30 2027 at a distance of 0.004174 Astronomical Units, or 624,371 kilometers:

Mon Aug 30 2027

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP Brightness and Light Curve

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

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP Orbital Elements

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

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.24876921
Orbit inclination i 10.36537349°
Perihelion distance q 0.80589741 AU
120,560,536 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.33964139 AU
200,407,500 km
Semi-major axis a 1.07276940 AU
160,484,018 km
Orbital period period 1.1111 years
405.8429 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2023-May-30 13:12:35
2,460,095.0504 JD
Next perihelion transit 2024-Jul-09 09:26
2,460,500.8933 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 91.040661596429°
Longitude of the ascending node node 336.42575865974°
Mean anomaly M 276.12975089909°
Mean motion n 0.88704266°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 DP Orbit

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

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

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2023 Dec 02 15h 56m 59s -26° 28’ 55” 27.98 Scorpius
2023 Dec 03 16h 00m 15s -26° 38’ 47” 27.99 Scorpius
2023 Dec 04 16h 03m 33s -26° 48’ 21” 27.99 Scorpius
2023 Dec 05 16h 06m 51s -26° 57’ 41” 28.00 Scorpius
2023 Dec 06 16h 10m 09s -27° 06’ 45” 28.01 Scorpius
2023 Dec 07 16h 13m 27s -27° 15’ 33” 28.02 Scorpius
2023 Dec 08 16h 16m 46s -27° 24’ 05” 28.02 Scorpius
2023 Dec 09 16h 20m 06s -27° 32’ 21” 28.03 Scorpius
2023 Dec 10 16h 23m 26s -27° 40’ 20” 28.04 Scorpius
2023 Dec 11 16h 26m 47s -27° 48’ 03” 28.04 Scorpius
2023 Dec 12 16h 30m 06s -27° 55’ 31” 28.05 Scorpius
2023 Dec 13 16h 33m 29s -28° 02’ 42” 28.06 Scorpius
2023 Dec 14 16h 36m 50s -28° 09’ 34” 28.06 Scorpius
2023 Dec 15 16h 40m 12s -28° 16’ 11” 28.07 Scorpius