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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12

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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 Position

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 is currently in the constellation of Centaurus. The current Right Ascension is 14h 36m 09s and the Declination is -34° 06’ 29”.

14h 36m 09s
-34° 06’ 29”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see fuillscreen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 in Centaurus on November, 15 2019
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 from Earth is currently 4,256,898 kilometers, equivalent to 0.028456 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14.1995 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 and arrive to us.

4,256,898
0.028456
14.1995 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 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 UN12 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 UN12 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 to Earth happens on Thu Nov 14 2019 at a distance of 0.01217904 Astronomical Units, or 1,821,959 kilometers:

Thu Nov 14 2019
1,821,959
0.012179

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 is 25.63.

25.63

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12, 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 UN12 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 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 UN12 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.2°
Max altitude: 5.6°
Azimuth: 237.4°
Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 touches the horizon, consideting the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmoshpere conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 at epoch 27 October 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458784.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.84147999
Orbit inclination i 4.98660468°
Perihelion distance q 0.35901278 AU
53,707,548 km
Aphelion distance Q 4.17054526 AU
623,904,691 km
Semi-major axis a 2.26477902 AU
338,806,120 km
Orbital period period 3.4100 years
1,244.9078 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-Dec-25 13:59:53
2,458,843.0833 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 297.76651686907°
Longitude of the ascending node node 226.40834083725°
Mean anomaly M 343.05900809978°
Mean motion n 0.28917805°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 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 UN12
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 UN12 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 UN12 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Nov 08 04h 18m 35s +20° 59’ 53” 18.03 Taurus
2019 Nov 09 04h 23m 09s +20° 14’ 27” 17.58 Taurus
2019 Nov 10 04h 30m 05s +19° 02’ 54” 17.04 Taurus
2019 Nov 11 04h 41m 56s +16° 54’ 55” 16.38 Taurus
2019 Nov 12 05h 06m 47s +12° 07’ 32” 15.53 Orion
2019 Nov 13 06h 26m 30s -04° 46’ 15” 14.58 Monoceros
2019 Nov 14 11h 59m 05s -40° 50’ 50” 18.00 Centaurus
2019 Nov 15 14h 30m 27s -34° 47’ 49” 25.00 Centaurus
2019 Nov 16 15h 06m 46s -31° 10’ 10” 29.00 Lupus
2019 Nov 17 15h 21m 59s -29° 21’ 05” 31.00 Libra
2019 Nov 18 15h 30m 15s -28° 16’ 44” 33.00 Libra
2019 Nov 19 15h 35m 27s -27° 34’ 18” 35.00 Libra
2019 Nov 20 15h 39m 01s -27° 04’ 05” 36.00 Libra
2019 Nov 21 15h 41m 35s -26° 41’ 21” 37.00 Libra