Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2
Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 is currently in the constellation of Pisces. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 is 23h 53m 44s and the Declination is +06° 10’ 58” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 is 28.77 (JPL).
Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
- 2019 XF2 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Right now it is placed in the East-South-East direction at an altitude of 27° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2019 XF2 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 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.
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 from Earth is currently 267,270,130 kilometers, equivalent to 1.786590 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 minutes and 51.5172 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 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 XF2 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 to Earth happens on Fri Dec 4 2026 at a distance of 0.007954 Astronomical Units, or 1,189,881 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 Brightness
The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 is 28.77.
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2, 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 XF2 Orbital Elements
The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 at epoch 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||0.83305307 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Apr-05 04:05:03
|Argument of perihelion||peri||101.72309208142°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||252.39922472433°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 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!
View Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 in the 3D Solar System Simulator
Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2019 XF2 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 XF2 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Mar 25||23h 21m 02s||+02° 44’ 57”||28.83||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 26||23h 25m 30s||+03° 13’ 32”||28.82||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 27||23h 29m 57s||+03° 42’ 00”||28.81||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 28||23h 34m 23s||+04° 10’ 21”||28.81||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 29||23h 38m 52s||+04° 38’ 34”||28.80||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 30||23h 43m 21s||+05° 06’ 37”||28.79||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 31||23h 47m 48s||+05° 34’ 30”||28.78||Pisces|
|2023 Apr 01||23h 52m 18s||+06° 02’ 12”||28.77||Pisces|
|2023 Apr 02||23h 56m 47s||+06° 29’ 44”||28.76||Pisces|
|2023 Apr 03||00h 01m 17s||+06° 57’ 02”||28.76||Pisces|
|2023 Apr 04||00h 05m 47s||+07° 24’ 06”||28.75||Pisces|
|2023 Apr 05||00h 10m 18s||+07° 50’ 57”||28.74||Pisces|
|2023 Apr 06||00h 14m 48s||+08° 17’ 34”||28.74||Pisces|
|2023 Apr 07||00h 19m 18s||+08° 43’ 54”||28.73||Pisces|