2015 JA2
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today15 Nov 201823.00.678 AU0.528 AU205.28 LD78,923,246 km17h46m-44°23'40.2°109.6°
Approach19 Jan 201917.11.022 AU0.064 AU24.73 LD9,509,749 km10h44m-18°10'125.2°51.8°
Brightest25 Jan 201916.61.056 AU0.076 AU29.68 LD11,411,790 km09h51m+12°36'159.4°19.2°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.1and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2015 JA2 is 160 - 360 m.

2015 JA2- 2018-11-15

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The interactive orbit chart above shows the near-earth object's path through the solar system and its position at the given date. Green and blue lines are shown perpendicular to the ecliptic plane: Green if the path is above the ecliptic plane, blue if it is below.

(Left-click and drag to rotate the view; right-click and drag to move the view; use scroll wheel to zoom in our out.)

The lightcurve chart below shows the estimated development of the NEO's magnitude during its approach to earth.

The following all-sky chart shows the path of of the NEO in the coming months.

The following chart shows the path of the NEO in the coming days or hours. The field of view is optimized for (~10x50) binoculars and finderscopes. A more printer-friendly version of the same chart can be found below.