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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2

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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 Position

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 is currently in the constellation of Coma. The current Right Ascension is 12h 20m 17s and the Declination is +23° 11’ 08”.

12h 20m 17s
+23° 11’ 08”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see fuillscreen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 in Coma 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 VX2?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 from Earth is currently 2,477,185 kilometers, equivalent to 0.016559 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8.2630 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 and arrive to us.

8.2630 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 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 VX2 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 VX2 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 to Earth happens on Mon Nov 11 2019 at a distance of 0.00925121 Astronomical Units, or 1,383,962 kilometers:

Mon Nov 11 2019

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

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 is 24.56.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2, 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 VX2 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 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 VX2 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.1°
Max altitude: 60.7°
Azimuth: 290.7°
Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 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 VX2 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 VX2 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.27671982
Orbit inclination i 1.74621267°
Perihelion distance q 0.91798391 AU
137,328,438 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.62040698 AU
242,409,434 km
Semi-major axis a 1.26919544 AU
189,868,936 km
Orbital period period 1.4300 years
522.2653 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-Dec-22 18:36:54
2,458,840.2756 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 58.154145000749°
Longitude of the ascending node node 40.291804185659°
Mean anomaly M 194.72149763592°
Mean motion n 0.68930482°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 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 VX2
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 VX2 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 VX2 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Nov 08 03h 37m 09s +29° 57’ 36” 20.58 Taurus
2019 Nov 09 04h 14m 54s +36° 37’ 49” 20.44 Perseus
2019 Nov 10 05h 22m 22s +44° 41’ 12” 20.44 Auriga
2019 Nov 11 07h 18m 30s +50° 17’ 59” 20.75 Lynx
2019 Nov 12 09h 31m 36s +47° 11’ 02” 21.49 Ursa Major
2019 Nov 13 10h 59m 56s +38° 25’ 14” 22.51 Ursa Major
2019 Nov 14 11h 48m 47s +30° 10’ 41” 23.56 Ursa Major
2019 Nov 15 12h 17m 22s +23° 58’ 40” 24.48 Coma
2019 Nov 16 12h 35m 42s +19° 28’ 18” 25.00 Coma
2019 Nov 17 12h 48m 20s +16° 08’ 32” 26.00 Coma
2019 Nov 18 12h 57m 33s +13° 36’ 43” 26.00 Virgo
2019 Nov 19 13h 04m 36s +11° 38’ 02” 27.00 Virgo
2019 Nov 20 13h 10m 11s +10° 02’ 47” 27.00 Virgo
2019 Nov 21 13h 14m 45s +08° 44’ 34” 27.00 Virgo