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Asteroid (NEO) 153814

Asteroid (NEO) 153814 is a Near Earth Object. If you've heard news about a potential impact of this asteroid with the Earth, please check out Will Asteroid Asteroid (NEO) 153814 Impact Earth?.

Asteroid (NEO) 153814 is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 is 16h 35m 15s and the Declination is -21° 38’ 56” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 is 20.68 (JPL).

Summary of key facts about Asteroid (NEO) 153814 [tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view]:

16h 35m 15s
-21° 38’ 56”
Ophiucus
20.68

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Asteroid (NEO) 153814 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 153814 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.

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 153814 in Ophiucus on October, 22 2021
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 153814 in Ophiucus on October, 22 2021
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 153814?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 153814 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 153814 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 from Earth is currently 215,199,139 kilometers, equivalent to 1.438517 Astronomical Units. Light takes 11 minutes and 57.8271 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 153814 and arrive to us.

215,199,139
1.438517
11 minutes and 57.8271 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 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.

Distance of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth.

Closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 to Earth happens on Mon Jun 26 2028 at a distance of 0.001663 Astronomical Units, or 248,714 kilometers:

Mon Jun 26 2028
248,714
0.001663

Asteroid (NEO) 153814 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 is 20.68.

20.68

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 153814, 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 (NEO) 153814 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 153814 rise and set times

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's Asteroid (NEO) 153814 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 111.6°
Max altitude: 16.9°
Azimuth: 248.4°

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 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 (NEO) 153814 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 at epoch 16 December 2020 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459200.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.46711789
Orbit inclination i 1.91898708°
Perihelion distance q 0.91216019 AU
136,457,222 km
Aphelion distance Q 2.51133692 AU
375,690,656 km
Semi-major axis a 1.71174855 AU
256,073,939 km
Orbital period period 2.2400 years
818.0096 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2021-Nov-12 22:56:15
2,459,531.4557 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 44.583507282131°
Longitude of the ascending node node 277.43010261592°
Mean anomaly M 214.3488121792°
Mean motion n 0.44009265°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 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!

Orbit Diagram of Asteroid (NEO) 153814
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Asteroid (NEO) 153814 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 153814 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2021 Oct 15 16h 01m 13s -20° 29’ 08” 20.77 Scorpius
2021 Oct 16 16h 05m 23s -20° 39’ 06” 20.76 Scorpius
2021 Oct 17 16h 09m 36s -20° 48’ 47” 20.75 Scorpius
2021 Oct 18 16h 13m 51s -20° 58’ 09” 20.73 Scorpius
2021 Oct 19 16h 18m 08s -21° 07’ 09” 20.72 Scorpius
2021 Oct 20 16h 22m 28s -21° 15’ 50” 20.71 Scorpius
2021 Oct 21 16h 26m 51s -21° 24’ 07” 20.70 Ophiucus
2021 Oct 22 16h 31m 14s -21° 32’ 03” 20.69 Ophiucus
2021 Oct 23 16h 35m 41s -21° 39’ 37” 20.68 Ophiucus
2021 Oct 24 16h 40m 10s -21° 46’ 45” 20.67 Ophiucus
2021 Oct 25 16h 44m 42s -21° 53’ 29” 20.66 Ophiucus
2021 Oct 26 16h 49m 14s -21° 59’ 48” 20.65 Ophiucus
2021 Oct 27 16h 53m 51s -22° 05’ 39” 20.64 Ophiucus
2021 Oct 28 16h 58m 27s -22° 11’ 05” 20.64 Ophiucus