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

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 is currently in the constellation of Capricornus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 is 21h 01m 06s and the Declination is -25° 39’ 42” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 is 28.39 (JPL).

21h 01m 06s
-25° 39’ 42”

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.8°
Max altitude: 12.8°
Azimuth: 244.3°
  • 2019 EF1 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • Given its current magnitude, 2019 EF1 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 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 EF1 in Capricornus on April, 01 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 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 EF1?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 from Earth is currently 150,852,676 kilometers, equivalent to 1.008388 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 minutes and 23.1904 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 and arrive to us.

8 minutes and 23.1904 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 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 EF1 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 EF1 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 to Earth happens on Wed Mar 8 2028 at a distance of 0.011871 Astronomical Units, or 1,775,946 kilometers:

Wed Mar 8 2028

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 Brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 is 28.39.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1, 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 EF1 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 at epoch 20 January 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.17767945
Orbit inclination i 8.30093109°
Perihelion distance q 0.97232808 AU
145,458,210 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.39251148 AU
208,316,752 km
Semi-major axis a 1.18241978 AU
176,887,481 km
Orbital period period 1.2858 years
469.6301 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2021-Nov-03 12:00:44
2,459,522.0005 JD
Next perihelion transit 2023-Feb-16 03:08
2,459,991.6306 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 214.0595968785°
Longitude of the ascending node node 348.89858011711°
Mean anomaly M 60.174623865127°
Mean motion n 0.76656069°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 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 EF1
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 EF1 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 EF1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2023 Mar 25 20h 30m 41s -27° 17’ 08” 28.35 Capricornus
2023 Mar 26 20h 34m 47s -27° 05’ 30” 28.35 Capricornus
2023 Mar 27 20h 38m 53s -26° 53’ 27” 28.36 Capricornus
2023 Mar 28 20h 42m 56s -26° 41’ 03” 28.36 Capricornus
2023 Mar 29 20h 46m 56s -26° 28’ 18” 28.37 Capricornus
2023 Mar 30 20h 50m 56s -26° 15’ 11” 28.37 Capricornus
2023 Mar 31 20h 54m 53s -26° 01’ 42” 28.38 Capricornus
2023 Apr 01 20h 58m 49s -25° 47’ 54” 28.38 Capricornus
2023 Apr 02 21h 02m 42s -25° 33’ 47” 28.39 Capricornus
2023 Apr 03 21h 06m 33s -25° 19’ 22” 28.39 Capricornus
2023 Apr 04 21h 10m 22s -25° 04’ 39” 28.40 Capricornus
2023 Apr 05 21h 14m 09s -24° 49’ 36” 28.40 Capricornus
2023 Apr 06 21h 17m 54s -24° 34’ 18” 28.41 Capricornus
2023 Apr 07 21h 21m 38s -24° 18’ 45” 28.41 Capricornus