Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2
Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 is currently in the constellation of Virgo. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 is 14h 06m 51s and the Declination is -13° 31’ 04” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 is 28.31 (JPL).
- 2019 WG2 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Right now it is placed in the South-South-East direction at an altitude of 21° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2019 WG2 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 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.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 from Earth is currently 316,264,281 kilometers, equivalent to 2.114096 Astronomical Units. Light takes 17 minutes and 34.9441 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 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.
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 WG2 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 to Earth happens on Mon Nov 22 2032 at a distance of 0.009396 Astronomical Units, or 1,405,619 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2, 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.
Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.88847673 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Aug-30 02:24:23
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Feb-08 15:45
|Argument of perihelion||peri||124.48812912619°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||240.5260796707°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 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!
Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WG2 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 WG2 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Sep 15||13h 47m 07s||-12° 52’ 54”||28.38||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 16||13h 49m 42s||-12° 58’ 05”||28.37||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 17||13h 52m 18s||-13° 03’ 15”||28.36||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 18||13h 54m 56s||-13° 08’ 22”||28.35||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 19||13h 57m 33s||-13° 13’ 28”||28.34||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 20||14h 00m 11s||-13° 18’ 32”||28.34||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 21||14h 02m 50s||-13° 23’ 33”||28.33||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 22||14h 05m 30s||-13° 28’ 31”||28.32||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 23||14h 08m 11s||-13° 33’ 25”||28.31||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 24||14h 10m 50s||-13° 38’ 17”||28.30||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 25||14h 13m 32s||-13° 43’ 06”||28.29||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 26||14h 16m 14s||-13° 47’ 53”||28.28||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 27||14h 18m 56s||-13° 52’ 35”||28.27||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 28||14h 21m 39s||-13° 57’ 12”||28.26||Virgo|