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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 Virgo. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 is 12h 15m 42s and the Declination is -04° 19’ 47” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 is 22.39 (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]:

12h 15m 42s
-04° 19’ 47”
Virgo
22.39
  • 153814 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the West-South-West direction at an altitude of 10° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 153814 is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 153814 rise and set times.
  • Go to interactive sky chart

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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 Virgo on January, 24 2021
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 153814 in Virgo on January, 24 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 257,697,386 kilometers, equivalent to 1.722601 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 minutes and 19.5860 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 153814 and arrive to us.

257,697,386
1.722601
14 minutes and 19.5860 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 22.39.

22.39

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: 94.3°
Max altitude: 34.2°
Azimuth: 265.7°

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 30 May 2020 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.46705491
Orbit inclination i 1.91916487°
Perihelion distance q 0.91229301 AU
136,477,092 km
Aphelion distance Q 2.51129803 AU
375,684,838 km
Semi-major axis a 1.71179552 AU
256,080,965 km
Orbital period period 2.2400 years
818.0432 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-Aug-17 21:05:19
2,458,713.3787 JD
Next perihelion transit 2021-Nov-12 22:07
2,459,531.4219 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 44.570606530769°
Longitude of the ascending node node 277.43435326717°
Mean anomaly M 126.35477806895°
Mean motion n 0.44007454°/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 Jan 17 12h 14m 48s -04° 03’ 51” 22.58 Virgo
2021 Jan 18 12h 15m 01s -04° 06’ 32” 22.55 Virgo
2021 Jan 19 12h 15m 11s -04° 09’ 03” 22.53 Virgo
2021 Jan 20 12h 15m 20s -04° 11’ 25” 22.50 Virgo
2021 Jan 21 12h 15m 29s -04° 13’ 36” 22.48 Virgo
2021 Jan 22 12h 15m 34s -04° 15’ 38” 22.45 Virgo
2021 Jan 23 12h 15m 38s -04° 17’ 30” 22.43 Virgo
2021 Jan 24 12h 15m 42s -04° 19’ 09” 22.40 Virgo
2021 Jan 25 12h 15m 42s -04° 20’ 39” 22.37 Virgo
2021 Jan 26 12h 15m 41s -04° 21’ 59” 22.35 Virgo
2021 Jan 27 12h 15m 38s -04° 23’ 07” 22.32 Virgo
2021 Jan 28 12h 15m 33s -04° 24’ 03” 22.29 Virgo
2021 Jan 29 12h 15m 27s -04° 24’ 48” 22.26 Virgo
2021 Jan 30 12h 15m 19s -04° 25’ 22” 22.23 Virgo