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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 Position

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 is currently in the constellation of Capricornus. The current Right Ascension is 20h 42m 46s and the Declination is -18° 12’ 56”.

20h 42m 46s
-18° 12’ 56”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see full screen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 in Capricornus on March, 29 2020
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 from Earth is currently 99,220,643 kilometers, equivalent to 0.663249 Astronomical Units. Light takes 5 minutes and 30.9644 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 and arrive to us.

99,220,643
0.663249
5 minutes and 30.9644 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 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 (NEO) 2013 GM3 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.

Closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 to Earth happens on Wed Apr 15 2026 at a distance of 0.00286362 Astronomical Units, or 428,391 kilometers:

Wed Apr 15 2026
428,391
0.002864

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

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 is 27.90.

27.90

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3, 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 (NEO) 2013 GM3 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 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 (NEO) 2013 GM3 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 108.5°
Max altitude: 20.1°
Azimuth: 251.7°
Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 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 (NEO) 2013 GM3 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 (NEO) 2013 GM3 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.28680814
Orbit inclination i 0.01355493°
Perihelion distance q 0.59591156 AU
89,147,100 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.07519994 AU
160,847,621 km
Semi-major axis a 0.83555575 AU
124,997,361 km
Orbital period period 0.7600 years
278.9726 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-Aug-31 22:57:19
2,458,727.4565 JD
Next perihelion transit 2020-Jun-05 22:17
2,459,006.4291 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 22.443539667599°
Longitude of the ascending node node 326.93639519125°
Mean anomaly M 196.16911664016°
Mean motion n 1.29044925°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 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 (NEO) 2013 GM3
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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2013 GM3 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2020 Mar 22 19h 56m 29s -20° 45’ 46” 27.89 Sagittarius
2020 Mar 23 20h 02m 18s -20° 29’ 12” 27.89 Sagittarius
2020 Mar 24 20h 08m 11s -20° 11’ 49” 27.89 Capricornus
2020 Mar 25 20h 14m 03s -19° 53’ 35” 27.89 Capricornus
2020 Mar 26 20h 19m 54s -19° 34’ 32” 27.89 Capricornus
2020 Mar 27 20h 25m 47s -19° 14’ 39” 27.89 Capricornus
2020 Mar 28 20h 31m 41s -18° 53’ 57” 27.89 Capricornus
2020 Mar 29 20h 37m 36s -18° 32’ 27” 27.89 Capricornus
2020 Mar 30 20h 43m 30s -18° 10’ 10” 27.90 Capricornus
2020 Mar 31 20h 49m 23s -17° 47’ 08” 27.90 Capricornus
2020 Apr 01 20h 55m 18s -17° 23’ 18” 27.90 Capricornus
2020 Apr 02 21h 01m 10s -16° 58’ 45” 27.91 Capricornus
2020 Apr 03 21h 07m 04s -16° 33’ 29” 27.91 Capricornus
2020 Apr 04 21h 12m 56s -16° 07’ 32” 27.92 Capricornus