Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 is 17h 16m 37s and the Declination is -22° 28’ 41” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 is 30.74 (JPL).
- 2021 UX1 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Right now it is placed in the South direction at an altitude of 16° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2021 UX1 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 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) 2021 UX1 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 from Earth is currently 269,628,665 kilometers, equivalent to 1.802356 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 minutes and 59.3844 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 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) 2021 UX1 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 to Earth happens on Sat Oct 26 2030 at a distance of 0.004615 Astronomical Units, or 690,413 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1, 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) 2021 UX1 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.72789961 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Oct-12 22:42:50
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Aug-07 00:48
|Argument of perihelion||peri||329.96456625706°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||215.30517972234°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 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) 2021 UX1 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2021 UX1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 28||16h 38m 32s||-21° 37’ 26”||30.61||Ophiucus|
|2023 Nov 29||16h 43m 37s||-21° 46’ 11”||30.63||Ophiucus|
|2023 Nov 30||16h 48m 42s||-21° 54’ 21”||30.64||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 01||16h 53m 47s||-22° 01’ 55”||30.66||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 02||16h 58m 50s||-22° 08’ 53”||30.68||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 03||17h 03m 54s||-22° 15’ 14”||30.70||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 04||17h 08m 57s||-22° 20’ 58”||30.72||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 05||17h 13m 59s||-22° 26’ 08”||30.73||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 06||17h 19m 00s||-22° 30’ 42”||30.75||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 07||17h 24m 01s||-22° 34’ 40”||30.77||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 08||17h 29m 02s||-22° 38’ 02”||30.78||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 09||17h 34m 00s||-22° 40’ 49”||30.80||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 10||17h 38m 59s||-22° 43’ 01”||30.82||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 11||17h 43m 58s||-22° 44’ 39”||30.83||Sagittarius|