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Asteroid 2007 TG422

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Asteroid 2007 TG422 Sky Charts and Coordinates

This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Asteroid 2007 TG422 is now with respect to the brightest stars and constellations.

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Asteroid 2007 TG422 in Taurus on August, 18 2018
High Precision Live Sky Chart
04h 43m 44s
+09° 09’ 34”
 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Asteroid 2007 TG422 Rise and Set Times

Today's Asteroid 2007 TG422 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. All times are relative to the local timezone Europe/London.

Azimuth: 80.8°
Max altitude: 47.7°
Azimuth: 279.2°

Asteroid 2007 TG422 Orbit Diagram

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 2007 TG422 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 2007 TG422 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 2007 TG422
View Asteroid 2007 TG422 in the 3D Solar System Simulator

Asteroid 2007 TG422 Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 2007 TG422 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 2007 TG422 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2018 Aug 11 04h 43m 19s +09° 10’ 33” 22.19 Taurus
2018 Aug 12 04h 43m 23s +09° 10’ 26” 22.19 Taurus
2018 Aug 13 04h 43m 27s +09° 10’ 18” 22.19 Taurus
2018 Aug 14 04h 43m 31s +09° 10’ 10” 22.19 Taurus
2018 Aug 15 04h 43m 33s +09° 10’ 03” 22.19 Taurus
2018 Aug 16 04h 43m 37s +09° 09’ 55” 22.19 Taurus
2018 Aug 17 04h 43m 41s +09° 09’ 46” 22.19 Taurus
2018 Aug 18 04h 43m 44s +09° 09’ 37” 22.19 Taurus
2018 Aug 19 04h 43m 46s +09° 09’ 28” 22.19 Taurus
2018 Aug 20 04h 43m 50s +09° 09’ 17” 22.19 Orion
2018 Aug 21 04h 43m 53s +09° 09’ 07” 22.19 Orion
2018 Aug 22 04h 43m 54s +09° 08’ 57” 22.19 Orion
2018 Aug 23 04h 43m 58s +09° 08’ 47” 22.19 Orion
2018 Aug 24 04h 44m 00s +09° 08’ 35” 22.19 Orion

Distance of Asteroid 2007 TG422 from Earth

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2007 TG422 from Earth as a function of time. Distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with a 2 days interval.

The reported distances might be inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 2007 TG422 is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Distance of Asteroid 2007 TG422 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2075

Light Curve of Asteroid 2007 TG422

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 2007 TG422, 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 2007 TG422 between January 2013 and December 2075

Asteroid 2007 TG422 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 2007 TG422 at epoch 22 March 2018 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458200.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.92422239
Orbit inclination i 18.60922486°
Perihelion distance q 35.54970461 AU
5,318,160,125 km
Aphelion distance Q 902.71440900 AU
135,044,153,708 km
Semi-major axis a 469.13205681 AU
70,181,156,916 km
Orbital period period 10,161.3400 years
3,711,428.4476 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2005-Sep-22 13:42:31
2,453,636.0712 JD
Next perihelion transit 12167-Apr-10 00:27
6,165,064.5188 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 285.61348325999°
Longitude of the ascending node node 112.87284577904°
Mean anomaly M 0.44273906690541°
Mean motion n 0.00009700°/day
Closest approach to Earth* 2013-Nov-18
Distance of closest approach* 35.54775116 AU
5,317,867,893 km

* NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed for the time interval between 2013-Jan-01 and 2075-Dec-31, with a sampling interval of 1 day.