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Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37)

Altitude: 16.8°   Azimuth: 55.2°   Direction: North-East

Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) is currently in the constellation of Lynx.

The current Right Ascension of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) is 08h 31m 42s and the Declination is +34° 32’ 02” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt). The current magnitude of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) is 25.51 (JPL).

08h 31m 42s
+34° 32’ 02”

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 55.5°
Max altitude: 73.1°
Azimuth: 304.5°
  • Farfarout (2018 AG37) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.
  • Right now it is placed in the North-East direction at an altitude of 17° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, Farfarout (2018 AG37) is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) 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.

Finder chart of Farfarout (2018 AG37) in Lynx on December,04 2023
Map showing Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) in Lynx on December, 04 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Finder chart of Farfarout (2018 AG37)
Map showing Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) in Lynx on December, 04 2023
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.

Farfarout (2018 AG37)
RA: 08h 31m 42s
Dec: +34° 32’ 02”
Deep sky finder chart for Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37)
Field of view: 60x40 arcmins
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Also check out Where is Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37)?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) from Earth is currently 19,724,494,430 kilometers, equivalent to 131.850101 Astronomical Units. Light takes 18 hours, 16 minutes and 33.8314 seconds to travel from Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) and arrive to us.

18 hours, 16 minutes and 33.8314 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) 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.

Chart of the distance of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) from Earth in Astronomical Units (au)

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 Farfarout (2018 AG37) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest Approach of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) to Earth

Between 1 January 2013 and 30 December 2100, the closest approach of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) to Earth happens on Fri Feb 5 2100 at a distance of 125.282899 Astronomical Units, or 18,742,054,899 kilometers:

Fri Feb 5 2100

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

Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) Brightness and Light Curve

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37), 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.

Chart of the magnitude of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) as a function of time

Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) at epoch 25 February 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458540.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.65540355
Orbit inclination i 18.67511893°
Perihelion distance q 27.62543076 AU
4,132,705,628 km
Aphelion distance Q 132.70953904 AU
19,853,064,501 km
Semi-major axis a 80.16748490 AU
11,992,885,064 km
Orbital period period 717.8035 years
262,177.7396 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2364-Mar-25 16:17:04
2,584,577.1785 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 231.85539629831°
Longitude of the ascending node node 68.35744871479°
Mean anomaly M 186.93723603788°
Mean motion n 0.00137311°/day

Visualization of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) 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 Farfarout (2018 AG37)
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Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid Farfarout (2018 AG37) in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2023 Nov 27 08h 31m 50s +34° 30’ 47” 25.52 Lynx
2023 Nov 28 08h 31m 50s +34° 30’ 56” 25.51 Lynx
2023 Nov 29 08h 31m 49s +34° 31’ 05” 25.51 Lynx
2023 Nov 30 08h 31m 47s +34° 31’ 15” 25.51 Lynx
2023 Dec 01 08h 31m 46s +34° 31’ 24” 25.51 Lynx
2023 Dec 02 08h 31m 45s +34° 31’ 35” 25.51 Lynx
2023 Dec 03 08h 31m 45s +34° 31’ 45” 25.51 Lynx
2023 Dec 04 08h 31m 44s +34° 31’ 54” 25.51 Lynx
2023 Dec 05 08h 31m 41s +34° 32’ 03” 25.51 Lynx
2023 Dec 06 08h 31m 41s +34° 32’ 13” 25.51 Lynx
2023 Dec 07 08h 31m 40s +34° 32’ 22” 25.51 Lynx
2023 Dec 08 08h 31m 38s +34° 32’ 32” 25.51 Lynx
2023 Dec 09 08h 31m 36s +34° 32’ 43” 25.51 Lynx
2023 Dec 10 08h 31m 36s +34° 32’ 52” 25.50 Lynx