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Asteroid 79 Eurynome

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Asteroid 79 Eurynome Sky Charts and Coordinates

This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Asteroid 79 Eurynome 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 79 Eurynome in Libra on November, 15 2018
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
15h 22m 49s
-16° 59’ 20”

Asteroid 79 Eurynome Rise and Set Times

Today's Asteroid 79 Eurynome rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. All times are relative to the Europe/London timezone.

Azimuth: 106.9°
Max altitude: 21.6°
Azimuth: 253.0°

Asteroid 79 Eurynome Orbit Diagram

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 79 Eurynome with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 79 Eurynome 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 79 Eurynome
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Asteroid 79 Eurynome Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 79 Eurynome computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 79 Eurynome in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2018 Nov 08 15h 10m 20s -16° 15’ 46” 13.41 Libra
2018 Nov 09 15h 11m 56s -16° 21’ 27” 13.40 Libra
2018 Nov 10 15h 13m 29s -16° 27’ 05” 13.38 Libra
2018 Nov 11 15h 15m 03s -16° 32’ 39” 13.37 Libra
2018 Nov 12 15h 16m 38s -16° 38’ 11” 13.35 Libra
2018 Nov 13 15h 18m 12s -16° 43’ 40” 13.34 Libra
2018 Nov 14 15h 19m 48s -16° 49’ 05” 13.33 Libra
2018 Nov 15 15h 21m 23s -16° 54’ 29” 13.32 Libra
2018 Nov 16 15h 22m 58s -16° 59’ 48” 13.33 Libra
2018 Nov 17 15h 24m 33s -17° 05’ 06” 13.34 Libra
2018 Nov 18 15h 26m 08s -17° 10’ 18” 13.35 Libra
2018 Nov 19 15h 27m 42s -17° 15’ 29” 13.37 Libra
2018 Nov 20 15h 29m 18s -17° 20’ 36” 13.38 Libra
2018 Nov 21 15h 30m 54s -17° 25’ 41” 13.39 Libra

Distance of Asteroid 79 Eurynome from Earth

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 79 Eurynome 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 79 Eurynome is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Distance of Asteroid 79 Eurynome from Earth between January 2013 and December 2075

Light Curve of Asteroid 79 Eurynome

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 79 Eurynome, 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 79 Eurynome between January 2013 and December 2075

Asteroid 79 Eurynome Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 79 Eurynome at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.18996141
Orbit inclination i 4.61312645°
Perihelion distance q 1.98193141 AU
296,492,720 km
Aphelion distance Q 2.91149326 AU
435,553,194 km
Semi-major axis a 2.44671234 AU
366,022,957 km
Orbital period period 3.8300 years
1,397.8893 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2020-Sep-17 18:20:30
2,459,110.2642 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 201.18518571308°
Longitude of the ascending node node 206.58307945937°
Mean anomaly M 228.71984626099°
Mean motion n 0.25753111°/day
Closest approach to Earth* 2016-Nov-03
Distance of closest approach* 0.98759017 AU
147,741,387 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.