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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV is currently in the constellation of Pisces. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV is 01h 02m 50s and the Declination is +06° 46’ 17” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV is 26.81 (JPL).

01h 02m 50s
+06° 46’ 17”

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

Azimuth: 83.3°
Max altitude: 45.3°
Azimuth: 276.9°
  • 2019 WV is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • Right now it is placed in the South-South-East direction at an altitude of 42° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2019 WV is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV 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 WV in Pisces on March, 28 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV in Pisces on March, 28 2023
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]

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

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV from Earth is currently 284,338,082 kilometers, equivalent to 1.900683 Astronomical Units. Light takes 15 minutes and 48.4498 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV and arrive to us.

15 minutes and 48.4498 seconds

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

Chart of the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV from Earth in Astronomical Units (au)

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 WV to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV to Earth happens on Sun Nov 14 2027 at a distance of 0.011301 Astronomical Units, or 1,690,534 kilometers:

Sun Nov 14 2027

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV Brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV is 26.81.


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

Chart of the magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV at epoch 08 August 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459800.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.18132037
Orbit inclination i 1.49741735°
Perihelion distance q 0.89497291 AU
133,886,042 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.29140836 AU
193,191,942 km
Semi-major axis a 1.09319064 AU
163,538,992 km
Orbital period period 1.1430 years
417.4864 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2023-Feb-21 13:02:32
2,459,997.0434 JD
Next perihelion transit 2024-Apr-14 00:42
2,460,414.5298 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 131.48089866787°
Longitude of the ascending node node 213.22022602684°
Mean anomaly M 190.51988416864°
Mean motion n 0.86230364°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 WV Orbit

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

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

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2023 Mar 21 00h 32m 29s +03° 42’ 06” 26.74 Pisces
2023 Mar 22 00h 36m 33s +04° 07’ 14” 26.75 Pisces
2023 Mar 23 00h 40m 36s +04° 32’ 13” 26.76 Pisces
2023 Mar 24 00h 44m 40s +04° 57’ 05” 26.77 Pisces
2023 Mar 25 00h 48m 44s +05° 21’ 48” 26.78 Pisces
2023 Mar 26 00h 52m 49s +05° 46’ 23” 26.79 Pisces
2023 Mar 27 00h 56m 52s +06° 10’ 46” 26.80 Pisces
2023 Mar 28 01h 00m 56s +06° 35’ 02” 26.81 Pisces
2023 Mar 29 01h 04m 59s +06° 59’ 04” 26.82 Pisces
2023 Mar 30 01h 09m 02s +07° 22’ 58” 26.83 Pisces
2023 Mar 31 01h 13m 05s +07° 46’ 38” 26.84 Pisces
2023 Apr 01 01h 17m 08s +08° 10’ 08” 26.85 Pisces
2023 Apr 02 01h 21m 11s +08° 33’ 24” 26.86 Pisces
2023 Apr 03 01h 25m 13s +08° 56’ 29” 26.87 Pisces