Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR 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 UR Impact Earth?.
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR is currently in the constellation of Carina. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR is 11h 23m 27s and the Declination is -54° 48’ 12” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR is 24.50 (JPL).
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Additional information about Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR available on TheSkyLive:
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR 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 UR Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR from Earth is currently 2,253,737 kilometers, equivalent to 0.015065 Astronomical Units. Light takes 7.5177 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR 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 UR to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR to Earth happens on Tue Oct 20 2020 at a distance of 0.009055 Astronomical Units, or 1,354,649 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR, 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 UR rise and set times
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR 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 UR Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.73274037 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2020-Dec-13 23:23:44
|Argument of perihelion||peri||267.45026662929°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||201.94904174588°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR 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 UR 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 UR 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 UR in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2020 Oct 14||01h 24m 56s||+11° 25’ 59”||21.66||Pisces|
|2020 Oct 15||01h 27m 57s||+09° 26’ 11”||21.16||Pisces|
|2020 Oct 16||01h 32m 17s||+06° 32’ 08”||20.78||Pisces|
|2020 Oct 17||01h 38m 57s||+01° 59’ 34”||20.47||Cetus|
|2020 Oct 18||01h 50m 32s||-05° 55’ 59”||20.10||Cetus|
|2020 Oct 19||02h 15m 25s||-21° 49’ 33”||19.78||Cetus|
|2020 Oct 20||03h 39m 51s||-53° 28’ 23”||20.12||Reticulum|
|2020 Oct 21||09h 32m 48s||-67° 35’ 40”||22.22||Carina|
|2020 Oct 22||11h 47m 57s||-52° 33’ 17”||25.00||Centaurus|
|2020 Oct 23||12h 20m 36s||-43° 32’ 39”||27.00||Centaurus|
|2020 Oct 24||12h 34m 32s||-38° 23’ 48”||28.00||Centaurus|
|2020 Oct 25||12h 42m 14s||-35° 08’ 48”||29.00||Centaurus|
|2020 Oct 26||12h 47m 08s||-32° 55’ 20”||30.00||Centaurus|
|2020 Oct 27||12h 50m 34s||-31° 18’ 19”||30.00||Centaurus|