Asteroid 2000 SG344
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid 2000 SG344 is 20h 37m 41s and the Declination is -18° 29’ 54” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid 2000 SG344 is 26.92 (JPL).
- 2000 SG344 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Right now it is placed in the South-South-West direction at an altitude of 17° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2000 SG344 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid 2000 SG344 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid 2000 SG344 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.
Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid 2000 SG344 is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.
Also check out Where is Asteroid 2000 SG344?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid 2000 SG344 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid 2000 SG344 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid 2000 SG344 from Earth is currently 165,541,875 kilometers, equivalent to 1.106579 Astronomical Units. Light takes 9 minutes and 12.1883 seconds to travel from Asteroid 2000 SG344 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2000 SG344 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.
The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 2000 SG344 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest Approach of Asteroid 2000 SG344 to Earth
Between 1 January 2013 and 30 December 2100, the closest approach of Asteroid 2000 SG344 to Earth happens on Fri May 10 2069 at a distance of 0.012033 Astronomical Units, or 1,800,183 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid 2000 SG344 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 2000 SG344, 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.
Asteroid 2000 SG344 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.91201870 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Mar-20 20:17:06
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Mar-07 18:30
|Argument of perihelion||peri||275.40314404542°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||191.8480514684°|
Visualization of Asteroid 2000 SG344 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 2000 SG344 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 2000 SG344 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!
Asteroid 2000 SG344 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 2000 SG344 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 2000 SG344 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 26||20h 07m 09s||-20° 11’ 47”||26.94||Sagittarius|
|2023 Nov 27||20h 11m 08s||-19° 59’ 42”||26.94||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 28||20h 15m 06s||-19° 47’ 16”||26.94||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 29||20h 19m 05s||-19° 34’ 29”||26.93||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 30||20h 23m 02s||-19° 21’ 24”||26.93||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 01||20h 26m 58s||-19° 07’ 58”||26.93||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 02||20h 30m 56s||-18° 54’ 11”||26.93||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 03||20h 34m 51s||-18° 40’ 08”||26.92||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 04||20h 38m 47s||-18° 25’ 44”||26.92||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 05||20h 42m 42s||-18° 11’ 00”||26.92||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 06||20h 46m 36s||-17° 55’ 59”||26.92||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 07||20h 50m 31s||-17° 40’ 38”||26.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 08||20h 54m 24s||-17° 25’ 00”||26.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 09||20h 58m 18s||-17° 09’ 03”||26.91||Capricornus|