Asteroid 2007 OR10
Asteroid 2007 OR10 is currently in the constellation of Aquarius. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid 2007 OR10 is 22h 29m 05s and the Declination is -10° 53’ 21” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid 2007 OR10 is 21.45 (JPL).
Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid 2007 OR10 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
- 2007 OR10 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Given its current magnitude, 2007 OR10 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid 2007 OR10 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid 2007 OR10 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.
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid 2007 OR10 is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.
RA: 22h 29m 05s
Dec: -10° 53’ 21”
Field of view: 60x40 arcmins
Also check out Where is Asteroid 2007 OR10?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid 2007 OR10 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid 2007 OR10 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid 2007 OR10 from Earth is currently 13,462,779,148 kilometers, equivalent to 89.993120 Astronomical Units. Light takes 12 hours, 28 minutes and 26.9975 seconds to travel from Asteroid 2007 OR10 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2007 OR10 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 2007 OR10 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest Approach of Asteroid 2007 OR10 to Earth
Between 1 January 2013 and 30 December 2100, the closest approach of Asteroid 2007 OR10 to Earth happens on Thu Aug 22 2013 at a distance of 85.875962 Astronomical Units, or 12,846,861,017 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid 2007 OR10 Brightness
The current visual magnitude of Asteroid 2007 OR10 is 21.45.
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 2007 OR10, 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 2007 OR10 Orbital Elements
The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 2007 OR10 at epoch 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||33.77781675 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||1856-Feb-13 21:29:42
|Next perihelion transit||2408-Jan-13 20:38
|Argument of perihelion||peri||207.2443254136°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||336.85623117561°|
Visualization of Asteroid 2007 OR10 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 2007 OR10 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 2007 OR10 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!
View Asteroid 2007 OR10 in the 3D Solar System Simulator
Asteroid 2007 OR10 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 2007 OR10 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 2007 OR10 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Mar 16||22h 28m 48s||-10° 55’ 14”||21.44||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 17||22h 28m 50s||-10° 54’ 57”||21.44||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 18||22h 28m 53s||-10° 54’ 42”||21.44||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 19||22h 28m 54s||-10° 54’ 25”||21.45||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 20||22h 28m 58s||-10° 54’ 11”||21.45||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 21||22h 28m 59s||-10° 53’ 54”||21.45||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 22||22h 29m 02s||-10° 53’ 39”||21.45||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 23||22h 29m 04s||-10° 53’ 25”||21.45||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 24||22h 29m 07s||-10° 53’ 08”||21.45||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 25||22h 29m 09s||-10° 52’ 54”||21.45||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 26||22h 29m 12s||-10° 52’ 40”||21.46||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 27||22h 29m 13s||-10° 52’ 24”||21.46||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 28||22h 29m 17s||-10° 52’ 09”||21.46||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 29||22h 29m 18s||-10° 51’ 56”||21.46||Aquarius|