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Asteroid 79 Eurynome

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Asteroid 79 Eurynome Position

Asteroid 79 Eurynome is currently in the constellation of . The current Right Ascension is 21h 22m 01s and the Declination is -12° 23’ 56”.

21h 22m 01s
-12° 23’ 56”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 79 Eurynome is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see full screen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid 79 Eurynome in on January, 24 2020
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Higher precision deep sky finder chart showing where Asteroid 79 Eurynome is right now (view fullscreen)

79 Eurynome
RA: 21h 22m 01s
Dec: -12° 23’ 56”
Deep sky finder chart for Asteroid 79 Eurynome
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Asteroid 79 Eurynome Distance

The distance of Asteroid 79 Eurynome from Earth is currently 0 kilometers, equivalent to 0.000000 Astronomical Units. Light takes to travel from Asteroid 79 Eurynome and arrive to us.


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

Closest approach of Asteroid 79 Eurynome to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 79 Eurynome to Earth happens on Tue Jan 1 2013 at a distance of 0.00000000 Astronomical Units, or 0 kilometers:

Tue Jan 1 2013

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

Asteroid 79 Eurynome brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid 79 Eurynome is -100.00.


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 2100

Asteroid 79 Eurynome 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 79 Eurynome rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 102.4°
Max altitude: 26.2°
Azimuth: 257.7°
Asteroid 79 Eurynome is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid 79 Eurynome 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 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 4.61312662°
Perihelion distance q 1.98193141 AU
296,492,720 km
Aphelion distance Q 2.91149326 AU
435,553,192 km
Semi-major axis a 2.44671233 AU
366,022,956 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 201.18518760317°
Longitude of the ascending node node 206.5830788387°
Mean anomaly M 228.71984730167°
Mean motion n 0.25753111°/day

Visualization of Asteroid 79 Eurynome Orbit

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 15 Days 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
2020 Jan 17 21h 07m 58s -13° 23’ 02” N.A.
2020 Jan 18 21h 09m 53s -13° 15’ 07” N.A.
2020 Jan 19 21h 11m 49s -13° 07’ 09” N.A.
2020 Jan 20 21h 13m 46s -12° 59’ 04” N.A.
2020 Jan 21 21h 15m 43s -12° 50’ 56” N.A.
2020 Jan 22 21h 17m 39s -12° 42’ 41” N.A.
2020 Jan 23 21h 19m 36s -12° 34’ 22” N.A.
2020 Jan 24 21h 21m 33s -12° 25’ 56” N.A.
2020 Jan 25 21h 23m 30s -12° 17’ 26” N.A.
2020 Jan 26 21h 25m 27s -12° 08’ 53” N.A.
2020 Jan 27 21h 27m 24s -12° 00’ 12” N.A.
2020 Jan 28 21h 29m 21s -11° 51’ 28” N.A.
2020 Jan 29 21h 31m 18s -11° 42’ 38” N.A.
2020 Jan 30 21h 33m 15s -11° 33’ 44” N.A.