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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.

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Asteroid 79 Eurynome in Virgo on August, 16 2018
High Precision Live Sky Chart
13h 12m 10s
-06° 55’ 42”
 = 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 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 local timezone Europe/London.

Azimuth: 96.9°
Max altitude: 31.6°
Azimuth: 263.1°

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 Aug 09 13h 03m 47s -06° 09’ 11” 13.64 Virgo
2018 Aug 10 13h 04m 55s -06° 15’ 33” 13.65 Virgo
2018 Aug 11 13h 06m 05s -06° 21’ 59” 13.65 Virgo
2018 Aug 12 13h 07m 14s -06° 28’ 26” 13.66 Virgo
2018 Aug 13 13h 08m 25s -06° 34’ 54” 13.66 Virgo
2018 Aug 14 13h 09m 36s -06° 41’ 26” 13.67 Virgo
2018 Aug 15 13h 10m 46s -06° 47’ 59” 13.67 Virgo
2018 Aug 16 13h 11m 57s -06° 54’ 34” 13.67 Virgo
2018 Aug 17 13h 13m 09s -07° 01’ 11” 13.68 Virgo
2018 Aug 18 13h 14m 21s -07° 07’ 50” 13.68 Virgo
2018 Aug 19 13h 15m 34s -07° 14’ 30” 13.69 Virgo
2018 Aug 20 13h 16m 47s -07° 21’ 12” 13.69 Virgo
2018 Aug 21 13h 18m 01s -07° 27’ 56” 13.69 Virgo
2018 Aug 22 13h 19m 14s -07° 34’ 41” 13.70 Virgo

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 22 March 2018 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458200.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.19088264
Orbit inclination i 4.61761654°
Perihelion distance q 1.97832904 AU
295,953,813 km
Aphelion distance Q 2.91176265 AU
435,593,494 km
Semi-major axis a 2.44504585 AU
365,773,653 km
Orbital period period 3.8200 years
1,396.4614 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2016-Nov-18 22:42:35
2,457,711.4462 JD
Next perihelion transit 2020-Sep-15 09:47
2,459,107.9077 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 200.85664011719°
Longitude of the ascending node node 206.61859746571°
Mean anomaly M 126.07534306889°
Mean motion n 0.25779445°/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.