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Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1

Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 is currently in the constellation of Pisces. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 is 01h 44m 20s and the Declination is +04° 35’ 33” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 is 24.02 (JPL).

Summary of key facts about Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 [tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view]:

01h 44m 20s
+04° 35’ 33”

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Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 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) 2020 JY1 in Pisces on May, 31 2020
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 in Pisces on May, 31 2020
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]

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Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 from Earth is currently 6,233,701 kilometers, equivalent to 0.041670 Astronomical Units. Light takes 20.7934 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 and arrive to us.

20.7934 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 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.

Distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

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 JY1 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 to Earth happens on Sat May 23 2020 at a distance of 0.00792441 Astronomical Units, or 1,185,475 kilometers:

Sat May 23 2020

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 is 24.02.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1, 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.

Predicted magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 rise and set times

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 85.4°
Max altitude: 43.0°
Azimuth: 274.3°

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 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 JY1 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 at epoch 30 May 2020 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.39024656
Orbit inclination i 3.38707056°
Perihelion distance q 0.93777622 AU
140,289,326 km
Aphelion distance Q 2.13814319 AU
319,861,669 km
Semi-major axis a 1.53795971 AU
230,075,498 km
Orbital period period 1.9100 years
696.6520 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2020-Jun-27 07:18:06
2,459,027.8042 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 217.85652127674°
Longitude of the ascending node node 67.368379478383°
Mean anomaly M 345.89033358354°
Mean motion n 0.51675732°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 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) 2020 JY1
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Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 JY1 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 JY1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2020 May 24 22h 55m 04s +19° 31’ 05” 19.29 Pegasus
2020 May 25 00h 06m 52s +14° 11’ 56” 21.00 Pegasus
2020 May 26 00h 44m 34s +10° 43’ 09” 22.00 Pisces
2020 May 27 01h 06m 41s +08° 30’ 29” 23.00 Pisces
2020 May 28 01h 21m 02s +07° 01’ 45” 23.00 Pisces
2020 May 29 01h 31m 03s +05° 59’ 17” 24.00 Pisces
2020 May 30 01h 38m 26s +05° 13’ 29” 24.00 Pisces
2020 May 31 01h 44m 09s +04° 38’ 50” 24.00 Pisces
2020 Jun 01 01h 48m 43s +04° 12’ 02” 25.00 Pisces
2020 Jun 02 01h 52m 28s +03° 50’ 58” 25.00 Pisces
2020 Jun 03 01h 55m 40s +03° 34’ 14” 25.00 Pisces
2020 Jun 04 01h 58m 23s +03° 20’ 53” 25.00 Pisces
2020 Jun 05 02h 00m 48s +03° 10’ 15” 25.00 Pisces
2020 Jun 06 02h 02m 57s +03° 01’ 49” 25.00 Pisces