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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:03  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:09

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 is currently in the constellation of Taurus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 is 03h 57m 44s and the Declination is +23° 55’ 40” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 is 28.43 (JPL).

03h 57m 44s
+23° 55’ 40”

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

Azimuth: 66.1°
Max altitude: 62.4°
Azimuth: 293.8°
  • 2013 TG6 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • Right now it is placed in the South direction at an altitude of 62° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2013 TG6 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 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 (NEO) 2013 TG6 in Taurus on March, 20 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 in Taurus on March, 20 2023
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]

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 from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 from Earth is currently 120,806,382 kilometers, equivalent to 0.807541 Astronomical Units. Light takes 6 minutes and 42.9667 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 and arrive to us.

6 minutes and 42.9667 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.

Chart of the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 from Earth in Astronomical Units (au)

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

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 to Earth happens on Thu Sep 28 2023 at a distance of 0.009132 Astronomical Units, or 1,366,197 kilometers:

Thu Sep 28 2023

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 Brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 is 28.43.


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.

Chart of the magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 TG6 at epoch 20 January 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.12619895
Orbit inclination i 3.20945573°
Perihelion distance q 0.82010651 AU
122,686,188 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.05699472 AU
158,124,159 km
Semi-major axis a 0.93855061 AU
140,405,174 km
Orbital period period 0.9093 years
332.1123 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2021-Aug-16 15:08:00
2,459,443.1306 JD
Next perihelion transit 2022-Jul-14 17:49
2,459,775.2429 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 221.17143190922°
Longitude of the ascending node node 13.923112954456°
Mean anomaly M 170.58385085804°
Mean motion n 1.08397066°/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
2023 Mar 13 03h 29m 48s +22° 41’ 31” 28.45 Taurus
2023 Mar 14 03h 33m 24s +22° 52’ 15” 28.45 Taurus
2023 Mar 15 03h 37m 01s +23° 02’ 40” 28.45 Taurus
2023 Mar 16 03h 40m 40s +23° 12’ 47” 28.45 Taurus
2023 Mar 17 03h 44m 17s +23° 22’ 36” 28.44 Taurus
2023 Mar 18 03h 47m 57s +23° 32’ 04” 28.44 Taurus
2023 Mar 19 03h 51m 37s +23° 41’ 13” 28.44 Taurus
2023 Mar 20 03h 55m 17s +23° 50’ 03” 28.44 Taurus
2023 Mar 21 03h 58m 58s +23° 58’ 33” 28.43 Taurus
2023 Mar 22 04h 02m 39s +24° 06’ 43” 28.43 Taurus
2023 Mar 23 04h 06m 21s +24° 14’ 34” 28.43 Taurus
2023 Mar 24 04h 10m 05s +24° 22’ 02” 28.42 Taurus
2023 Mar 25 04h 13m 48s +24° 29’ 11” 28.42 Taurus
2023 Mar 26 04h 17m 31s +24° 35’ 57” 28.42 Taurus