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Asteroid 324 Bamberga

Asteroid 324 Bamberga is currently in the constellation of Virgo. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid 324 Bamberga is 13h 42m 36s and the Declination is -18° 49’ 07” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid 324 Bamberga is 13.28 (JPL).

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13h 42m 36s
-18° 49’ 07”
Virgo
13.28

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Asteroid 324 Bamberga Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid 324 Bamberga 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 324 Bamberga in Virgo on October, 28 2020
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid 324 Bamberga in Virgo on October, 28 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]

Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid 324 Bamberga is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.

324 Bamberga
RA: 13h 42m 36s
Dec: -18° 49’ 07”
Deep sky finder chart for Asteroid 324 Bamberga
Field of view: 60x40 arcmins
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Asteroid 324 Bamberga Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid 324 Bamberga from Earth is currently 671,247,992 kilometers, equivalent to 4.487016 Astronomical Units. Light takes 37 minutes and 19.0423 seconds to travel from Asteroid 324 Bamberga and arrive to us.

671,247,992
4.487016
37 minutes and 19.0423 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 324 Bamberga 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 324 Bamberga 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. The value of the distance of 324 Bamberga from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Asteroid 324 Bamberga to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100, the closest approach of Asteroid 324 Bamberga to Earth happens on Wed Sep 26 2057 at a distance of 0.787267 Astronomical Units, or 117,773,532 kilometers:

Wed Sep 26 2057
117,773,532
0.787267

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

Asteroid 324 Bamberga brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid 324 Bamberga is 13.28.

13.28

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 2100

Asteroid 324 Bamberga 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 324 Bamberga rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 108.9°
Max altitude: 19.6°
Azimuth: 251.1°

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid 324 Bamberga 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 324 Bamberga Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 324 Bamberga at epoch 30 May 2020 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.34097127
Orbit inclination i 11.10429803°
Perihelion distance q 1.76658227 AU
264,276,946 km
Aphelion distance Q 3.59458695 AU
537,742,554 km
Semi-major axis a 2.68058461 AU
401,009,750 km
Orbital period period 4.3900 years
1,603.0339 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2018-Mar-22 17:51:01
2,458,200.2438 JD
Next perihelion transit 2022-Aug-11 18:39
2,459,803.2777 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 44.234114899243°
Longitude of the ascending node node 327.85556993627°
Mean anomaly M 179.71687668689°
Mean motion n 0.22457417°/day

Visualization of Asteroid 324 Bamberga Orbit

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 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 15 Days 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 Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2020 Oct 21 13h 34m 00s -17° 56’ 42” 13.26 Virgo
2020 Oct 22 13h 35m 13s -18° 04’ 09” 13.26 Virgo
2020 Oct 23 13h 36m 26s -18° 11’ 35” 13.26 Virgo
2020 Oct 24 13h 37m 41s -18° 19’ 04” 13.26 Virgo
2020 Oct 25 13h 38m 53s -18° 26’ 30” 13.26 Virgo
2020 Oct 26 13h 40m 08s -18° 33’ 59” 13.27 Virgo
2020 Oct 27 13h 41m 21s -18° 41’ 26” 13.27 Virgo
2020 Oct 28 13h 42m 34s -18° 48’ 55” 13.28 Virgo
2020 Oct 29 13h 43m 49s -18° 56’ 21” 13.28 Virgo
2020 Oct 30 13h 45m 02s -19° 03’ 50” 13.29 Virgo
2020 Oct 31 13h 46m 17s -19° 11’ 17” 13.29 Virgo
2020 Nov 01 13h 47m 30s -19° 18’ 45” 13.30 Virgo
2020 Nov 02 13h 48m 44s -19° 26’ 12” 13.31 Virgo
2020 Nov 03 13h 49m 59s -19° 33’ 38” 13.31 Virgo