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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6

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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 Position

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 is currently in the constellation of Capricornus. The current Right Ascension is 21h 37m 48s and the Declination is -15° 01’ 07”.

21h 37m 48s
-15° 01’ 07”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see full screen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 in Capricornus on January, 19 2020
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 from Earth is currently 267,509,229 kilometers, equivalent to 1.788189 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 minutes and 52.3147 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 and arrive to us.

14 minutes and 52.3147 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 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 TG6 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 TG6 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 to Earth happens on Fri Sep 28 2085 at a distance of 0.00817676 Astronomical Units, or 1,223,225 kilometers:

Fri Sep 28 2085

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

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 is 28.90.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6, 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 TG6 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 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 TG6 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.0°
Max altitude: 23.6°
Azimuth: 255.1°
Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 is above 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 TG6 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 TG6 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.12600685
Orbit inclination i 3.21233305°
Perihelion distance q 0.82020624 AU
122,701,107 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.05671062 AU
158,081,660 km
Semi-major axis a 0.93845843 AU
140,391,383 km
Orbital period period 0.9100 years
332.0634 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2018-Nov-24 06:19:08
2,458,446.7633 JD
Next perihelion transit 2019-Oct-22 07:50
2,458,778.8267 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 220.99641923116°
Longitude of the ascending node node 13.96076093973°
Mean anomaly M 166.6706341822°
Mean motion n 1.08413038°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 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 TG6
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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 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 TG6 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2020 Jan 12 21h 07m 01s -17° 36’ 00” 28.85 Capricornus
2020 Jan 13 21h 11m 15s -17° 16’ 00” 28.86 Capricornus
2020 Jan 14 21h 15m 27s -16° 55’ 44” 28.87 Capricornus
2020 Jan 15 21h 19m 36s -16° 35’ 12” 28.87 Capricornus
2020 Jan 16 21h 23m 44s -16° 14’ 23” 28.88 Capricornus
2020 Jan 17 21h 27m 52s -15° 53’ 21” 28.89 Capricornus
2020 Jan 18 21h 31m 58s -15° 32’ 03” 28.89 Capricornus
2020 Jan 19 21h 36m 02s -15° 10’ 32” 28.90 Capricornus
2020 Jan 20 21h 40m 05s -14° 48’ 47” 28.91 Capricornus
2020 Jan 21 21h 44m 07s -14° 26’ 50” 28.91 Capricornus
2020 Jan 22 21h 48m 06s -14° 04’ 41” 28.92 Capricornus
2020 Jan 23 21h 52m 05s -13° 42’ 21” 28.93 Capricornus
2020 Jan 24 21h 56m 03s -13° 19’ 50” 28.93 Capricornus
2020 Jan 25 21h 59m 58s -12° 57’ 09” 28.94 Aquarius