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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX

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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX Position

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX is currently in the constellation of Canes Venatici. The current Right Ascension is 12h 38m 15s and the Declination is +32° 16’ 28”.

12h 38m 15s
+32° 16’ 28”

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

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX in Canes Venatici on November, 15 2019
Field of view: 60x30 degrees
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX from Earth is currently 2,053,985 kilometers, equivalent to 0.013730 Astronomical Units. Light takes 6.8514 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX and arrive to us.

2,053,985
0.013730
6.8514 seconds

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

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX to Earth happens on Thu Nov 14 2019 at a distance of 0.01060415 Astronomical Units, or 1,586,358 kilometers:

Thu Nov 14 2019
1,586,358
0.010604

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

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX is 20.50.

20.50

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

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

Azimuth: 70.9°
Max altitude: 66.8°
Azimuth: 292.0°
Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX is above 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 VX 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 VX Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX at epoch 01 November 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458789.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.60930567
Orbit inclination i 3.90786005°
Perihelion distance q 0.92238883 AU
137,987,405 km
Aphelion distance Q 3.79940390 AU
568,382,735 km
Semi-major axis a 2.36089637 AU
353,185,070 km
Orbital period period 3.6300 years
1,324.9937 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-Dec-09 17:44:21
2,458,827.2391 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 206.84113475594°
Longitude of the ascending node node 239.1375887343°
Mean anomaly M 349.7462978103°
Mean motion n 0.27169941°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX Orbit

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

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

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Nov 08 00h 20m 57s +33° 50’ 39” 19.67 Andromeda
2019 Nov 09 00h 19m 37s +37° 02’ 50” 19.34 Andromeda
2019 Nov 10 00h 17m 39s +41° 42’ 47” 18.96 Andromeda
2019 Nov 11 00h 14m 03s +49° 00’ 25” 18.54 Cassiopeia
2019 Nov 12 00h 04m 45s +61° 23’ 26” 18.13 Cassiopeia
2019 Nov 13 22h 37m 05s +82° 53’ 53” 17.99 Cepheus
2019 Nov 14 12h 56m 26s +63° 29’ 39” 18.71 Draco
2019 Nov 15 12h 39m 02s +35° 24’ 21” 20.22 Canes Venatici
2019 Nov 16 12h 34m 08s +18° 48’ 43” 22.00 Coma
2019 Nov 17 12h 31m 53s +09° 23’ 11” 22.00 Virgo
2019 Nov 18 12h 30m 39s +03° 35’ 53” 23.00 Virgo
2019 Nov 19 12h 29m 57s -00° 15’ 02” 24.00 Virgo
2019 Nov 20 12h 29m 31s -02° 58’ 41” 24.00 Virgo
2019 Nov 21 12h 29m 18s -05° 00’ 24” 24.00 Virgo