Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 is a Near Earth Object. If you've heard news about a potential impact of this asteroid with the Earth, please check out Will Asteroid Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 Impact Earth?.
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 is currently in the constellation of Pisces. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 is 01h 34m 18s and the Declination is +09° 10’ 57” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 is 26.92 (JPL).
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Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 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) 2020 AD1 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 from Earth is currently 61,676,551 kilometers, equivalent to 0.412282 Astronomical Units. Light takes 3 minutes and 25.7308 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 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) 2020 AD1 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 to Earth happens on Sun Jul 4 2021 at a distance of 0.007253 Astronomical Units, or 1,085,083 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1, 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) 2020 AD1 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 touches the horizon, considering the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmospheric conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.89476401 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2020-Mar-25 14:29:12
|Next perihelion transit||2021-Apr-18 15:08
|Argument of perihelion||peri||96.178193714106°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||98.628181678739°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 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) 2020 AD1 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AD1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2021 Jan 11||01h 19m 58s||+06° 30’ 42”||26.84||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 12||01h 21m 51s||+06° 52’ 32”||26.85||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 13||01h 23m 44s||+07° 14’ 22”||26.86||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 14||01h 25m 41s||+07° 36’ 15”||26.88||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 15||01h 27m 38s||+07° 58’ 08”||26.89||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 16||01h 29m 35s||+08° 20’ 00”||26.90||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 17||01h 31m 36s||+08° 41’ 54”||26.91||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 18||01h 33m 37s||+09° 03’ 50”||26.92||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 19||01h 35m 39s||+09° 25’ 45”||26.93||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 20||01h 37m 42s||+09° 47’ 39”||26.94||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 21||01h 39m 47s||+10° 09’ 33”||26.95||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 22||01h 41m 53s||+10° 31’ 28”||26.96||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 23||01h 44m 00s||+10° 53’ 22”||26.97||Pisces|
|2021 Jan 24||01h 46m 09s||+11° 15’ 15”||26.98||Pisces|