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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 is a Near Earth Object. If you've heard news about a potential impact of this asteroid with the Earth, please check out Will Asteroid Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 Impact Earth?.

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 is currently in the constellation of Capricornus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 is 21h 39m 05s and the Declination is -11° 28’ 43” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 is 27.00 (JPL).

Summary of key facts about Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 [tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view]:

21h 39m 05s
-11° 28’ 43”
Capricornus
27.00
  • 2013 YA14 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South direction at an altitude of 27° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2013 YA14 is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 2013 YA14 rise and set times.
  • Go to interactive sky chart

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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 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 YA14 in Capricornus on January, 26 2021
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 in Capricornus on January, 26 2021
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 YA14?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 from Earth is currently 367,817,024 kilometers, equivalent to 2.458705 Astronomical Units. Light takes 20 minutes and 26.9055 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 and arrive to us.

367,817,024
2.458705
20 minutes and 26.9055 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 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 YA14 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 YA14 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 to Earth happens on Sun Dec 25 2022 at a distance of 0.006911 Astronomical Units, or 1,033,842 kilometers:

Sun Dec 25 2022
1,033,842
0.006911

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 is 27.00.

27.00

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14, 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 YA14 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 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 YA14 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 101.5°
Max altitude: 27.0°
Azimuth: 258.6°

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 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 YA14 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 at epoch 30 May 2020 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.34887698
Orbit inclination i 4.62223485°
Perihelion distance q 0.76987020 AU
115,170,942 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.59487555 AU
238,589,988 km
Semi-major axis a 1.18237288 AU
176,880,465 km
Orbital period period 1.2900 years
469.6022 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2020-Jul-26 01:56:41
2,459,056.5810 JD
Next perihelion transit 2021-Nov-07 16:23
2,459,526.1832 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 257.00202955989°
Longitude of the ascending node node 277.26193541004°
Mean anomaly M 317.00792075971°
Mean motion n 0.76660630°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 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 YA14
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Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2013 YA14 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 YA14 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2021 Jan 19 21h 19m 45s -13° 07’ 42” 27.00 Aquarius
2021 Jan 20 21h 22m 20s -12° 54’ 51” 27.00 Aquarius
2021 Jan 21 21h 24m 56s -12° 41’ 53” 27.00 Aquarius
2021 Jan 22 21h 27m 30s -12° 28’ 50” 27.00 Capricornus
2021 Jan 23 21h 30m 03s -12° 15’ 44” 27.00 Capricornus
2021 Jan 24 21h 32m 36s -12° 02’ 34” 27.00 Capricornus
2021 Jan 25 21h 35m 09s -11° 49’ 18” 27.00 Capricornus
2021 Jan 26 21h 37m 41s -11° 35’ 58” 27.00 Capricornus
2021 Jan 27 21h 40m 14s -11° 22’ 36” 27.00 Capricornus
2021 Jan 28 21h 42m 43s -11° 09’ 08” 27.00 Capricornus
2021 Jan 29 21h 45m 15s -10° 55’ 36” 27.00 Capricornus
2021 Jan 30 21h 47m 44s -10° 42’ 02” 27.00 Capricornus
2021 Jan 31 21h 50m 13s -10° 28’ 23” 27.00 Capricornus
2021 Feb 01 21h 52m 42s -10° 14’ 39” 27.00 Capricornus