2016 JP
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today15 Feb 201923.00.618 AU0.605 AU235.37 LD90,493,298 km00h21m-10°21'36.6°107.7°
Approach19 Apr 201918.10.998 AU0.051 AU19.87 LD7,639,596 km20h11m+16°11'81.1°96.0°
Brightest24 Apr 201917.41.032 AU0.062 AU23.93 LD9,201,745 km17h50m+25°47'113.3°63.6°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 21.1and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 JP is 160 - 360 m.

2016 JP- 2019-02-15

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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.