Asteroid 1036 Ganymed
Asteroid 1036 Ganymed is currently in the constellation of Canis Majoris. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed is 06h 19m 42s and the Declination is -14° 00’ 52” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed is 13.64 (JPL).
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Asteroid 1036 Ganymed Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid 1036 Ganymed 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.
Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid 1036 Ganymed is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.
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Asteroid 1036 Ganymed Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed from Earth is currently 285,288,869 kilometers, equivalent to 1.907038 Astronomical Units. Light takes 15 minutes and 51.6212 seconds to travel from Asteroid 1036 Ganymed and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed 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.
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 1036 Ganymed from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100, the closest approach of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed to Earth happens on Sun Oct 13 2024 at a distance of 0.374112 Astronomical Units, or 55,966,421 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid 1036 Ganymed brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed, 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.
Asteroid 1036 Ganymed rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed 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 1036 Ganymed Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||1.24430347 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2020-May-09 17:41:43
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Sep-14 13:34
|Argument of perihelion||peri||132.36463109225°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||215.54682576858°|
Visualization of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed 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!
Asteroid 1036 Ganymed Physical Data
The following shows the known values of the most important physical parameters of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed. Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Physical Parameter||Value||Relative to Earth|
|Sideral Rotation||10.2970 hours||0.4302|
Asteroid 1036 Ganymed 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 1036 Ganymed computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 1036 Ganymed in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2021 Jan 21||06h 24m 56s||-14° 55’ 31”||13.49||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Jan 22||06h 24m 07s||-14° 48’ 34”||13.51||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Jan 23||06h 23m 21s||-14° 41’ 26”||13.53||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Jan 24||06h 22m 36s||-14° 34’ 05”||13.55||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Jan 25||06h 21m 52s||-14° 26’ 30”||13.57||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Jan 26||06h 21m 10s||-14° 18’ 46”||13.60||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Jan 27||06h 20m 30s||-14° 10’ 50”||13.62||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Jan 28||06h 19m 50s||-14° 02’ 43”||13.64||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Jan 29||06h 19m 14s||-13° 54’ 27”||13.66||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Jan 30||06h 18m 38s||-13° 46’ 00”||13.68||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Jan 31||06h 18m 05s||-13° 37’ 27”||13.70||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Feb 01||06h 17m 33s||-13° 28’ 44”||13.72||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Feb 02||06h 17m 03s||-13° 19’ 54”||13.74||Canis Majoris|
|2021 Feb 03||06h 16m 33s||-13° 10’ 55”||13.77||Canis Majoris|