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Asteroid 2010 GB174

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Asteroid 2010 GB174 Position

Asteroid 2010 GB174 is currently in the constellation of Virgo. The current Right Ascension is 13h 08m 54s and the Declination is +12° 55’ 56”.

13h 08m 54s
+12° 55’ 56”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 2010 GB174 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see fuillscreen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid 2010 GB174 in Virgo on December, 14 2019
Field of view: 60x30 degrees
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Hihgher precision deep sky finder chart showing where Asteroid 2010 GB174 is right now (view fullscreen)

2010 GB174
RA: 13h 08m 54s
Dec: +12° 55’ 56”
Deep sky finder chart for Asteroid 2010 GB174
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Asteroid 2010 GB174 Distance

The distance of Asteroid 2010 GB174 from Earth is currently 10,940,275,686 kilometers, equivalent to 73.131226 Astronomical Units. Light takes 10 hours, 8 minutes and 12.8316 seconds to travel from Asteroid 2010 GB174 and arrive to us.

10 hours, 8 minutes and 12.8316 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2010 GB174 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 2010 GB174 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 2010 GB174 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Asteroid 2010 GB174 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 2010 GB174 to Earth happens on Fri Mar 22 2013 at a distance of 68.26125635 Astronomical Units, or 10,211,738,622 kilometers:

Fri Mar 22 2013

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

Asteroid 2010 GB174 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid 2010 GB174 is 25.26.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 2010 GB174, 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 2010 GB174 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid 2010 GB174 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 2010 GB174 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 77.1°
Max altitude: 51.5°
Azimuth: 282.9°
Asteroid 2010 GB174 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid 2010 GB174 touches the horizon, consideting the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmoshpere conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.

Asteroid 2010 GB174 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 2010 GB174 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.86096080
Orbit inclination i 21.58633845°
Perihelion distance q 48.74634905 AU
7,292,350,037 km
Aphelion distance Q 652.44224204 AU
97,603,970,359 km
Semi-major axis a 350.59429554 AU
52,448,160,198 km
Orbital period period 6,564.7100 years
2,397,759.9127 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 1951-Oct-31 05:13:53
2,433,950.7180 JD
Next perihelion transit 8516-Sep-03 03:08
4,831,710.6307 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 347.44703920119°
Longitude of the ascending node node 130.83499406055°
Mean anomaly M 3.7009216305347°
Mean motion n 0.00015014°/day

Visualization of Asteroid 2010 GB174 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 2010 GB174 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 2010 GB174 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 2010 GB174
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Asteroid 2010 GB174 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 2010 GB174 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 2010 GB174 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Dec 07 13h 08m 39s +12° 55’ 19” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 08 13h 08m 40s +12° 55’ 23” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 09 13h 08m 43s +12° 55’ 27” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 10 13h 08m 44s +12° 55’ 31” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 11 13h 08m 47s +12° 55’ 35” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 12 13h 08m 48s +12° 55’ 40” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 13 13h 08m 51s +12° 55’ 45” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 14 13h 08m 53s +12° 55’ 50” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 15 13h 08m 54s +12° 55’ 56” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 16 13h 08m 57s +12° 56’ 03” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 17 13h 08m 57s +12° 56’ 11” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 18 13h 09m 00s +12° 56’ 17” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 19 13h 09m 01s +12° 56’ 25” 25.26 Virgo
2019 Dec 20 13h 09m 02s +12° 56’ 34” 25.26 Virgo