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Asteroid 2007 TG422

Asteroid 2007 TG422 is currently in the constellation of Orion. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid 2007 TG422 is 04h 52m 20s and the Declination is +10° 19’ 04” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid 2007 TG422 is 22.51 (JPL).

Summary of key facts about Asteroid 2007 TG422 [tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view]:

04h 52m 20s
+10° 19’ 04”
Orion
22.51
  • 2007 TG422 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-South-West direction at an altitude of 47° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2007 TG422 is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 2007 TG422 rise and set times.
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Asteroid 2007 TG422 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid 2007 TG422 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 2007 TG422 in Orion on January, 19 2021
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid 2007 TG422 in Orion on January, 19 2021
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]

Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid 2007 TG422 is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.

2007 TG422
RA: 04h 52m 20s
Dec: +10° 19’ 04”
Deep sky finder chart for Asteroid 2007 TG422
Field of view: 60x40 arcmins
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Also check out Where is Asteroid 2007 TG422?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid 2007 TG422 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid 2007 TG422 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid 2007 TG422 from Earth is currently 5,696,908,951 kilometers, equivalent to 38.081484 Astronomical Units. Light takes 5 hours, 16 minutes and 42.8428 seconds to travel from Asteroid 2007 TG422 and arrive to us.

5,696,908,951
38.081484
5 hours, 16 minutes and 42.8428 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2007 TG422 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.

Distance of Asteroid 2007 TG422 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

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 TG422 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Asteroid 2007 TG422 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100, the closest approach of Asteroid 2007 TG422 to Earth happens on Mon Nov 18 2013 at a distance of 35.547430 Astronomical Units, or 5,317,819,786 kilometers:

Mon Nov 18 2013
5,317,819,786
35.547430

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

Asteroid 2007 TG422 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid 2007 TG422 is 22.51.

22.51

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 2100

Asteroid 2007 TG422 rise and set times

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

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

Azimuth: 79.7°
Max altitude: 48.8°
Azimuth: 280.3°

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid 2007 TG422 touches the horizon, considering the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmospheric conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.

Asteroid 2007 TG422 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 2007 TG422 at epoch 30 May 2020 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.92733841
Orbit inclination i 18.62483121°
Perihelion distance q 35.51845718 AU
5,313,485,575 km
Aphelion distance Q 942.12212368 AU
140,939,463,925 km
Semi-major axis a 488.82029043 AU
73,126,474,750 km
Orbital period period 10,807.6700 years
3,947,501.1387 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2005-Sep-04 00:36:24
2,453,617.5253 JD
Next perihelion transit 12813-Jul-26 03:56
6,401,118.6640 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 285.49671510448°
Longitude of the ascending node node 112.82510850952°
Mean anomaly M 0.49091078878909°
Mean motion n 0.00009120°/day

Visualization of Asteroid 2007 TG422 Orbit

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
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Asteroid 2007 TG422 15 Days 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
2021 Jan 12 04h 52m 47s +10° 17’ 27” 22.49 Orion
2021 Jan 13 04h 52m 44s +10° 17’ 39” 22.49 Orion
2021 Jan 14 04h 52m 40s +10° 17’ 49” 22.49 Orion
2021 Jan 15 04h 52m 36s +10° 18’ 02” 22.49 Orion
2021 Jan 16 04h 52m 32s +10° 18’ 14” 22.50 Orion
2021 Jan 17 04h 52m 29s +10° 18’ 25” 22.50 Orion
2021 Jan 18 04h 52m 26s +10° 18’ 38” 22.50 Orion
2021 Jan 19 04h 52m 23s +10° 18’ 52” 22.50 Orion
2021 Jan 20 04h 52m 19s +10° 19’ 05” 22.51 Orion
2021 Jan 21 04h 52m 15s +10° 19’ 19” 22.51 Orion
2021 Jan 22 04h 52m 13s +10° 19’ 35” 22.51 Orion
2021 Jan 23 04h 52m 09s +10° 19’ 49” 22.51 Orion
2021 Jan 24 04h 52m 06s +10° 20’ 03” 22.52 Orion
2021 Jan 25 04h 52m 05s +10° 20’ 20” 22.52 Orion