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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 March, 28 2017
High Precision Live Sky Chart
18h 20m 56s
-35° 01’ 05”
 = 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: 125.0°
Max altitude: 3.5°
Azimuth: 235.0°

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 Mar 21 12.37 18h 13m 32s -34° 42’ 56” Sagittarius
2017 Mar 22 12.36 18h 14m 39s -34° 45’ 30” Sagittarius
2017 Mar 23 12.34 18h 15m 43s -34° 48’ 06” Sagittarius
2017 Mar 24 12.33 18h 16m 48s -34° 50’ 40” Sagittarius
2017 Mar 25 12.31 18h 17m 52s -34° 53’ 16” Sagittarius
2017 Mar 26 12.30 18h 18m 54s -34° 55’ 51” Sagittarius
2017 Mar 27 12.28 18h 19m 55s -34° 58’ 28” Sagittarius
2017 Mar 28 12.27 18h 20m 56s -35° 01’ 05” Sagittarius
2017 Mar 29 12.25 18h 21m 56s -35° 03’ 44” Sagittarius
2017 Mar 30 12.24 18h 22m 54s -35° 06’ 24” Sagittarius
2017 Mar 31 12.22 18h 23m 52s -35° 09’ 03” Sagittarius
2017 Apr 01 12.20 18h 24m 47s -35° 11’ 44” Sagittarius
2017 Apr 02 12.19 18h 25m 44s -35° 14’ 26” Sagittarius
2017 Apr 03 12.17 18h 26m 38s -35° 17’ 08” 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 January 2030

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 January 2030

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 30 July 2016 00:00 UTC (JD: 2457600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.34003860
Orbit inclination i 11.10110336°
Perihelion distance q 1.77023000 AU
264,822,639 km
Aphelion distance Q 3.59441712 AU
537,717,148 km
Semi-major axis a 2.68232356 AU
401,269,893 km
Orbital period period 4.3900 years
1,604.5940 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2018-Mar-22 20:32:11
2,458,200.3557 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 44.240850500636°
Longitude of the ascending node node 327.8833270268°
Mean anomaly M 225.41888831259°
Mean motion n 0.22435581°/day
Closest approach to Earth* 2013-Sep-18
Distance of closest approach* 0.80978181 AU
121,141,635 km

* NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed for the time interval between 2013-Jan-01 and 2030-Jan-01, with a sampling interval of 1 day.