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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE is a Near Earth Object. If you've heard news about a potential impact of this asteroid with the Earth, please check out Will Asteroid Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE Impact Earth?.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE is currently in the constellation of Aries. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE is 02h 12m 02s and the Declination is +12° 28’ 31” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE is 31.94 (JPL).

Summary of key facts about Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE [tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view]:

02h 12m 02s
+12° 28’ 31”

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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE 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 JE in Aries on January, 25 2021
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE in Aries on January, 25 2021
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]

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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE from Earth is currently 439,243,924 kilometers, equivalent to 2.936164 Astronomical Units. Light takes 24 minutes and 25.1600 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE and arrive to us.

24 minutes and 25.1600 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE 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.

Distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

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 JE to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE to Earth happens on Wed May 11 2022 at a distance of 0.012608 Astronomical Units, or 1,886,149 kilometers:

Wed May 11 2022

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE is 31.94.


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

Predicted magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE rise and set times

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

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

Azimuth: 77.5°
Max altitude: 51.0°
Azimuth: 282.5°

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE touches the horizon, considering the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmospheric conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE at epoch 30 May 2020 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.51268314
Orbit inclination i 3.69933164°
Perihelion distance q 1.01433131 AU
151,741,805 km
Aphelion distance Q 3.14859185 AU
471,022,637 km
Semi-major axis a 2.08146158 AU
311,382,221 km
Orbital period period 3.0000 years
1,096.8596 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-May-04 12:40:21
2,458,608.0280 JD
Next perihelion transit 2022-May-05 09:18
2,459,704.8876 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 1.0121063251991°
Longitude of the ascending node node 222.22493073309°
Mean anomaly M 128.8131265793°
Mean motion n 0.32820975°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 JE Orbit

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

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

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2021 Jan 18 02h 09m 12s +12° 16’ 00” 31.87 Aries
2021 Jan 19 02h 09m 33s +12° 17’ 26” 31.88 Aries
2021 Jan 20 02h 09m 55s +12° 18’ 59” 31.89 Aries
2021 Jan 21 02h 10m 17s +12° 20’ 38” 31.90 Aries
2021 Jan 22 02h 10m 41s +12° 22’ 23” 31.91 Aries
2021 Jan 23 02h 11m 06s +12° 24’ 14” 31.92 Aries
2021 Jan 24 02h 11m 30s +12° 26’ 09” 31.93 Aries
2021 Jan 25 02h 11m 57s +12° 28’ 13” 31.94 Aries
2021 Jan 26 02h 12m 25s +12° 30’ 20” 31.95 Aries
2021 Jan 27 02h 12m 55s +12° 32’ 33” 31.96 Aries
2021 Jan 28 02h 13m 24s +12° 34’ 51” 31.97 Aries
2021 Jan 29 02h 13m 55s +12° 37’ 15” 31.98 Aries
2021 Jan 30 02h 14m 29s +12° 39’ 43” 31.99 Aries
2021 Jan 31 02h 15m 02s +12° 42’ 18” 32.00 Aries