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Dwarf Planets and Asteroids » Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3)

How bright is Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3)?

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) is 22.38. Given its brightness, Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) should be visible only through long exposure photography.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3), 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 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) between January 2013 and December 2100

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