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Asteroid 3 Juno

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Asteroid 3 Juno Sky Charts and Coordinates

This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Asteroid 3 Juno is now with respect to the brightest stars and constellations.

More advanced sky charts are available on TheSkyLive for this object: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Asteroid 3 Juno in Pisces on June, 19 2018
High Precision Live Sky Chart
01h 32m 21s
+07° 28’ 59”
 = 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 3 Juno Rise and Set Times

Today's Asteroid 3 Juno rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. All times are relative to the local timezone Europe/London.

Azimuth: 82.5°
Max altitude: 46.0°
Azimuth: 277.5°

Asteroid 3 Juno Orbit Diagram

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 3 Juno with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 3 Juno 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 3 Juno Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 3 Juno computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 3 Juno in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date MagnitudeMag Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. Constellation
2018 Jun 12 9.97 01h 19m 29s +06° 44’ 16” Pisces
2018 Jun 13 9.96 01h 21m 20s +06° 50’ 54” Pisces
2018 Jun 14 9.95 01h 23m 11s +06° 57’ 28” Pisces
2018 Jun 15 9.94 01h 25m 00s +07° 03’ 56” Pisces
2018 Jun 16 9.93 01h 26m 50s +07° 10’ 21” Pisces
2018 Jun 17 9.92 01h 28m 41s +07° 16’ 38” Pisces
2018 Jun 18 9.91 01h 30m 30s +07° 22’ 51” Pisces
2018 Jun 19 9.90 01h 32m 21s +07° 28’ 59” Pisces
2018 Jun 20 9.89 01h 34m 09s +07° 35’ 02” Pisces
2018 Jun 21 9.88 01h 36m 00s +07° 40’ 58” Pisces
2018 Jun 22 9.87 01h 37m 50s +07° 46’ 49” Pisces
2018 Jun 23 9.86 01h 39m 38s +07° 52’ 33” Pisces
2018 Jun 24 9.85 01h 41m 29s +07° 58’ 13” Pisces
2018 Jun 25 9.84 01h 43m 18s +08° 03’ 47” Pisces

Distance of Asteroid 3 Juno from Earth

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 3 Juno 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 3 Juno is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Distance of Asteroid 3 Juno from Earth between January 2013 and December 2075

Light Curve of Asteroid 3 Juno

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 3 Juno, 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 3 Juno between January 2013 and December 2075

Asteroid 3 Juno Physical Data

The following shows the known values of the most important physical parameters of Asteroid 3 Juno. Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Physical Parameter Value Relative to Earth
Diameter 233.92 km 0.0184
Sideral Rotation 7.2100 hours 0.3012
Absolute Magnitude 5.33
Geometric Albedo 0.2383

Asteroid 3 Juno Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 3 Juno at epoch 22 March 2018 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458200.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.25688791
Orbit inclination i 12.98972367°
Perihelion distance q 1.98325570 AU
296,690,830 km
Aphelion distance Q 3.35444702 AU
501,818,132 km
Semi-major axis a 2.66885136 AU
399,254,481 km
Orbital period period 4.3600 years
1,592.5204 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2018-Nov-23 14:26:48
2,458,446.1020 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 248.18191569744°
Longitude of the ascending node node 169.8587237171°
Mean anomaly M 304.48001867572°
Mean motion n 0.22605676°/day
Closest approach to Earth* 2018-Nov-16
Distance of closest approach* 1.03592987 AU
154,972,902 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.