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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11

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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 Position

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension is 17h 30m 43s and the Declination is -23° 15’ 23”.

17h 30m 43s
-23° 15’ 23”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see full screen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 in Ophiucus on January, 19 2020
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 from Earth is currently 259,075,573 kilometers, equivalent to 1.731813 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 minutes and 24.1831 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 and arrive to us.

14 minutes and 24.1831 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 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 VO11 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 VO11 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 to Earth happens on Fri Nov 8 2013 at a distance of 0.00458893 Astronomical Units, or 686,495 kilometers:

Fri Nov 8 2013

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

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 is 31.02.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11, 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 VO11 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 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 VO11 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.2°
Max altitude: 15.3°
Azimuth: 246.7°
Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 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 VO11 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 VO11 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.34285437
Orbit inclination i 2.21752601°
Perihelion distance q 0.78712612 AU
117,752,392 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.60846499 AU
240,622,938 km
Semi-major axis a 1.19779555 AU
179,187,665 km
Orbital period period 1.3100 years
478.8202 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2018-Dec-10 15:28:59
2,458,463.1451 JD
Next perihelion transit 2020-Apr-02 11:10
2,458,941.9653 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 274.38648414415°
Longitude of the ascending node node 52.30140112355°
Mean anomaly M 103.26997582905°
Mean motion n 0.75184796°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 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 VO11
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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 VO11 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 VO11 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2020 Jan 12 16h 58m 09s -22° 30’ 51” 31.13 Ophiucus
2020 Jan 13 17h 02m 23s -22° 38’ 06” 31.11 Ophiucus
2020 Jan 14 17h 06m 41s -22° 44’ 57” 31.10 Ophiucus
2020 Jan 15 17h 10m 59s -22° 51’ 27” 31.08 Ophiucus
2020 Jan 16 17h 15m 20s -22° 57’ 30” 31.07 Ophiucus
2020 Jan 17 17h 19m 44s -23° 03’ 11” 31.05 Ophiucus
2020 Jan 18 17h 24m 08s -23° 08’ 26” 31.04 Ophiucus
2020 Jan 19 17h 28m 35s -23° 13’ 14” 31.03 Ophiucus
2020 Jan 20 17h 33m 03s -23° 17’ 36” 31.01 Ophiucus
2020 Jan 21 17h 37m 35s -23° 21’ 32” 31.00 Ophiucus
2020 Jan 22 17h 42m 06s -23° 24’ 59” 30.98 Ophiucus
2020 Jan 23 17h 46m 41s -23° 27’ 57” 30.97 Sagittarius
2020 Jan 24 17h 51m 16s -23° 30’ 28” 30.95 Sagittarius
2020 Jan 25 17h 55m 54s -23° 32’ 27” 30.94 Sagittarius