Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ is 14h 20m 37s and the Declination is -13° 50’ 18” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ is 29.53 (JPL).
- 2010 VQ is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 2010 VQ is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ 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.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ from Earth is currently 173,691,912 kilometers, equivalent to 1.161059 Astronomical Units. Light takes 9 minutes and 39.3739 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ 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.
Closest Approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ to Earth happens on Sat Dec 12 2026 at a distance of 0.011715 Astronomical Units, or 1,752,573 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ, 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 (NEO) 2010 VQ Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.69111564 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Mar-31 23:42:00
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Jan-18 00:10
|Argument of perihelion||peri||199.362458044°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||27.321077049324°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ 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!
Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2010 VQ in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Dec 03||13h 40m 03s||-10° 09’ 42”||29.60||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 04||13h 45m 02s||-10° 38’ 16”||29.59||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 05||13h 50m 03s||-11° 06’ 37”||29.58||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 06||13h 55m 05s||-11° 34’ 42”||29.57||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 07||14h 00m 10s||-12° 02’ 33”||29.57||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 08||14h 05m 16s||-12° 30’ 06”||29.56||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 09||14h 10m 23s||-12° 57’ 20”||29.55||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 10||14h 15m 33s||-13° 24’ 15”||29.54||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 11||14h 20m 44s||-13° 50’ 48”||29.53||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 12||14h 25m 56s||-14° 16’ 59”||29.53||Libra|
|2023 Dec 13||14h 31m 11s||-14° 42’ 48”||29.52||Libra|
|2023 Dec 14||14h 36m 28s||-15° 08’ 13”||29.51||Libra|
|2023 Dec 15||14h 41m 45s||-15° 33’ 11”||29.50||Libra|
|2023 Dec 16||14h 47m 06s||-15° 57’ 45”||29.49||Libra|