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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:38  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:28

Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43

Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 is currently in the constellation of Sagittarius. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 is 18h 03m 14s and the Declination is -23° 35’ 41” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 is 27.21 (JPL).

18h 03m 14s
-23° 35’ 41”

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.6°
Max altitude: 14.9°
Azimuth: 246.4°
  • 2001 AV43 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • Given its current magnitude, 2001 AV43 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 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) 2001 AV43 in Sagittarius on March, 31 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 in Sagittarius on March, 31 2023
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]

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Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 from Earth is currently 156,029,434 kilometers, equivalent to 1.042992 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 minutes and 40.4582 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 and arrive to us.

8 minutes and 40.4582 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 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) 2001 AV43 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) 2001 AV43 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 to Earth happens on Sun Nov 11 2029 at a distance of 0.002093 Astronomical Units, or 313,057 kilometers:

Sun Nov 11 2029

Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 Brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 is 27.21.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43, 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) 2001 AV43 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 at epoch 08 August 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459800.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.24076470
Orbit inclination i 0.20102147°
Perihelion distance q 0.97456518 AU
145,792,876 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.59266315 AU
238,259,016 km
Semi-major axis a 1.28361416 AU
192,025,946 km
Orbital period period 1.4543 years
531.1904 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2022-Aug-24 17:12:14
2,459,816.2168 JD
Next perihelion transit 2024-Feb-06 21:46
2,460,347.4072 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 51.240990362641°
Longitude of the ascending node node 20.552204625026°
Mean anomaly M 349.34833985257°
Mean motion n 0.67772315°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 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) 2001 AV43
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Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2001 AV43 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2023 Mar 24 17h 51m 11s -23° 33’ 15” 27.35 Sagittarius
2023 Mar 25 17h 52m 47s -23° 33’ 46” 27.34 Sagittarius
2023 Mar 26 17h 54m 23s -23° 34’ 12” 27.32 Sagittarius
2023 Mar 27 17h 55m 57s -23° 34’ 33” 27.30 Sagittarius
2023 Mar 28 17h 57m 29s -23° 34’ 53” 27.29 Sagittarius
2023 Mar 29 17h 59m 00s -23° 35’ 08” 27.27 Sagittarius
2023 Mar 30 18h 00m 29s -23° 35’ 21” 27.25 Sagittarius
2023 Mar 31 18h 01m 58s -23° 35’ 30” 27.23 Sagittarius
2023 Apr 01 18h 03m 24s -23° 35’ 36” 27.21 Sagittarius
2023 Apr 02 18h 04m 47s -23° 35’ 40” 27.19 Sagittarius
2023 Apr 03 18h 06m 10s -23° 35’ 43” 27.18 Sagittarius
2023 Apr 04 18h 07m 31s -23° 35’ 43” 27.16 Sagittarius
2023 Apr 05 18h 08m 49s -23° 35’ 39” 27.14 Sagittarius
2023 Apr 06 18h 10m 06s -23° 35’ 35” 27.11 Sagittarius