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Asteroid 324 Bamberga

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Asteroid 324 Bamberga Sky Charts and Coordinates

This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Asteroid 324 Bamberga is now with respect to the brightest stars and constellations.

More advanced sky charts are available on TheSkyLive for this object: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Asteroid 324 Bamberga in Sagittarius on November, 24 2017
High Precision Live Sky Chart
19h 49m 27s
-22° 31’ 32”
11.39
 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Asteroid 324 Bamberga Rise and Set Times

Today's Asteroid 324 Bamberga rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. All times are relative to the local timezone Europe/London.

Azimuth: 112.5°
Max altitude: 16.0°
Azimuth: 247.5°

Asteroid 324 Bamberga Orbit Diagram

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 324 Bamberga with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 324 Bamberga 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 324 Bamberga
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Asteroid 324 Bamberga Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 324 Bamberga computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 324 Bamberga in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date MagnitudeMag Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. Constellation
2017 Nov 17 11.40 19h 34m 44s -23° 35’ 57” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 18 11.40 19h 36m 48s -23° 27’ 03” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 19 11.40 19h 38m 53s -23° 18’ 05” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 20 11.40 19h 40m 59s -23° 08’ 58” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 21 11.40 19h 43m 05s -22° 59’ 48” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 22 11.40 19h 45m 12s -22° 50’ 29” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 23 11.39 19h 47m 20s -22° 41’ 03” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 24 11.39 19h 49m 27s -22° 31’ 32” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 25 11.39 19h 51m 35s -22° 21’ 55” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 26 11.39 19h 53m 44s -22° 12’ 11” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 27 11.38 19h 55m 53s -22° 02’ 20” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 28 11.38 19h 58m 01s -21° 52’ 22” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 29 11.38 20h 00m 11s -21° 42’ 17” Sagittarius
2017 Nov 30 11.38 20h 02m 21s -21° 32’ 07” Sagittarius

Distance of Asteroid 324 Bamberga from Earth

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 324 Bamberga from Earth as a function of time. Distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with a 2 days interval.

The reported distances might be inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 324 Bamberga is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Distance of Asteroid 324 Bamberga from Earth between January 2013 and December 2075

Light Curve of Asteroid 324 Bamberga

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 324 Bamberga, 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 324 Bamberga between January 2013 and December 2075

Asteroid 324 Bamberga Physical Data

The following shows the known values of the most important physical parameters of Asteroid 324 Bamberga. Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Physical Parameter Value Relative to Earth
Diameter 229.44 km 0.0180
Sideral Rotation 29.4300 hours 1.2296
Absolute Magnitude 6.82
Geometric Albedo 0.0628

Asteroid 324 Bamberga Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 324 Bamberga at epoch 03 September 2017 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.34046450
Orbit inclination i 11.10087043°
Perihelion distance q 1.76847939 AU
264,560,751 km
Aphelion distance Q 3.59432332 AU
537,703,117 km
Semi-major axis a 2.68140135 AU
401,131,934 km
Orbital period period 4.3900 years
1,603.7666 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2018-Mar-22 17:42:07
2,458,200.2376 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 44.316526581481°
Longitude of the ascending node node 327.86009876272°
Mean anomaly M 315.16459095642°
Mean motion n 0.22447157°/day
Closest approach to Earth* 2057-Sep-26
Distance of closest approach* 0.78726736 AU
117,773,521 km

* NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed for the time interval between 2013-Jan-01 and 2075-Dec-31, with a sampling interval of 1 day.