Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 is currently in the constellation of Virgo. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 is 13h 52m 46s and the Declination is -10° 02’ 35” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 is 33.99 (JPL).
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Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 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 AP1 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 from Earth is currently 322,586,734 kilometers, equivalent to 2.156359 Astronomical Units. Light takes 17 minutes and 56.0335 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 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 AP1 to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 to Earth happens on Fri Jan 3 2020 at a distance of 0.00245553 Astronomical Units, or 367,342 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1, 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 AP1 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 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 AP1 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.97852596 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2019-Dec-22 17:02:10
|Next perihelion transit||2021-Dec-01 21:28
|Argument of perihelion||peri||346.84293519424°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||101.49247300292°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 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 AP1 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AP1 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 AP1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2020 Aug 08||13h 40m 17s||-08° 45’ 02”||33.90||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 09||13h 41m 57s||-08° 55’ 41”||33.91||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 10||13h 43m 38s||-09° 06’ 15”||33.92||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 11||13h 45m 20s||-09° 16’ 50”||33.94||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 12||13h 47m 02s||-09° 27’ 20”||33.95||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 13||13h 48m 43s||-09° 37’ 50”||33.96||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 14||13h 50m 26s||-09° 48’ 17”||33.98||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 15||13h 52m 09s||-09° 58’ 42”||33.99||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 16||13h 53m 51s||-10° 09’ 05”||34.00||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 17||13h 55m 33s||-10° 19’ 26”||34.01||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 18||13h 57m 16s||-10° 29’ 44”||34.03||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 19||13h 59m 00s||-10° 39’ 59”||34.04||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 20||14h 00m 43s||-10° 50’ 12”||34.05||Virgo|
|2020 Aug 21||14h 02m 27s||-11° 00’ 23”||34.06||Virgo|