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north SunriseRise: 6:59  
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Asteroid (NEO) 153814

Altitude: 27.0°   Azimuth: 158.8°   Direction: South-South-East

Asteroid (NEO) 153814 is currently in the constellation of Virgo. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 is 13h 17m 03s and the Declination is -09° 20’ 51” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 is 21.99 (JPL).

13h 17m 03s
-09° 20’ 51”

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

Azimuth: 99.3°
Max altitude: 29.2°
Azimuth: 260.6°
  • 153814 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.
  • Right now it is placed in the South-South-East direction at an altitude of 27° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 153814 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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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.

Finder chart of 153814 in Virgo on October,01 2023
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 153814 in Virgo on October, 01 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Finder chart of 153814
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 153814 in Virgo on October, 01 2023
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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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 386,631,299 kilometers, equivalent to 2.584471 Astronomical Units. Light takes 21 minutes and 29.6632 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 153814 and arrive to us.

21 minutes and 29.6632 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.

Chart of the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 from Earth in Astronomical Units (au)

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 248,712 kilometers:

Mon Jun 26 2028

Asteroid (NEO) 153814 Brightness and Light Curve

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.

Chart of the magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 153814 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 153814 at epoch 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.46698591
Orbit inclination i 1.91826449°
Perihelion distance q 0.91239494 AU
136,492,341 km
Aphelion distance Q 2.51113532 AU
375,660,498 km
Semi-major axis a 1.71176513 AU
256,076,419 km
Orbital period period 2.2396 years
818.0214 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2024-Feb-08 22:08:04
2,460,349.4223 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 44.628206013609°
Longitude of the ascending node node 277.40707217463°
Mean anomaly M 206.4441025951°
Mean motion n 0.44008626°/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
View Asteroid (NEO) 153814 in the 3D Solar System Simulator

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
2023 Sep 24 13h 00m 01s -07° 39’ 44” 22.14 Virgo
2023 Sep 25 13h 02m 14s -07° 53’ 12” 22.12 Virgo
2023 Sep 26 13h 04m 28s -08° 06’ 38” 22.10 Virgo
2023 Sep 27 13h 06m 45s -08° 20’ 08” 22.08 Virgo
2023 Sep 28 13h 09m 02s -08° 33’ 39” 22.06 Virgo
2023 Sep 29 13h 11m 18s -08° 47’ 12” 22.04 Virgo
2023 Sep 30 13h 13m 36s -09° 00’ 47” 22.02 Virgo
2023 Oct 01 13h 15m 56s -09° 14’ 22” 22.00 Virgo
2023 Oct 02 13h 18m 16s -09° 28’ 00” 21.98 Virgo
2023 Oct 03 13h 20m 38s -09° 41’ 38” 21.96 Virgo
2023 Oct 04 13h 22m 59s -09° 55’ 17” 21.94 Virgo
2023 Oct 05 13h 25m 23s -10° 08’ 57” 21.92 Virgo
2023 Oct 06 13h 27m 47s -10° 22’ 38” 21.90 Virgo
2023 Oct 07 13h 30m 11s -10° 36’ 20” 21.87 Virgo