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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200

Altitude: 9.3°   Azimuth: 109.7°   Direction: East-South-East

Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 is currently in the constellation of Libra, at a distance of 506,031,197 kilometers from Earth.

Finder chart of 2015 DG200 in Libra on February,28 2024
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 in Libra on February, 28 2024. Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 is 15h 04m 48s and the Declination is -04° 39’ 36” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 is 28.67 (JPL).

15h 04m 48s
-04° 39’ 36”

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 94.7°
Max altitude: 33.8°
Azimuth: 265.3°
  • 2015 DG200 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.
  • Right now it is placed in the East-South-East direction at an altitude of 9° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2015 DG200 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 Position and Finder Charts

Finder chart of 2015 DG200
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 in Libra on February, 28 2024
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 from Earth is currently 506,031,197 kilometers, equivalent to 3.382610 Astronomical Units. Light takes 28 minutes and 7.9384 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 and arrive to us.

28 minutes and 7.9384 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 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) 2015 DG200 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) 2015 DG200 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 to Earth happens on Fri Jan 22 2027 at a distance of 0.009528 Astronomical Units, or 1,425,348 kilometers:

Fri Jan 22 2027

Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 Brightness and Light Curve

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200, 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) 2015 DG200 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 at epoch 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.72634169
Orbit inclination i 10.61128637°
Perihelion distance q 0.69073673 AU
103,332,744 km
Aphelion distance Q 4.35743256 AU
651,862,634 km
Semi-major axis a 2.52408465 AU
377,597,689 km
Orbital period period 4.0102 years
1,464.7189 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2022-Dec-06 20:05:42
2,459,920.3373 JD
Next perihelion transit 2026-Dec-10 13:20
2,461,385.0562 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 289.29489552954°
Longitude of the ascending node node 119.44551286846°
Mean anomaly M 19.70246348152°
Mean motion n 0.24578094°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 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) 2015 DG200
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2024 Feb 21 15h 05m 20s -05° 07’ 32” 28.74 Libra
2024 Feb 22 15h 05m 20s -05° 04’ 19” 28.73 Libra
2024 Feb 23 15h 05m 18s -05° 01’ 01” 28.72 Libra
2024 Feb 24 15h 05m 17s -04° 57’ 39” 28.71 Libra
2024 Feb 25 15h 05m 12s -04° 54’ 11” 28.70 Libra
2024 Feb 26 15h 05m 08s -04° 50’ 39” 28.69 Libra
2024 Feb 27 15h 05m 03s -04° 47’ 03” 28.68 Libra
2024 Feb 28 15h 04m 55s -04° 43’ 21” 28.68 Libra
2024 Feb 29 15h 04m 48s -04° 39’ 33” 28.67 Libra
2024 Mar 01 15h 04m 39s -04° 35’ 43” 28.66 Libra
2024 Mar 02 15h 04m 28s -04° 31’ 46” 28.65 Libra
2024 Mar 03 15h 04m 18s -04° 27’ 47” 28.64 Libra
2024 Mar 04 15h 04m 05s -04° 23’ 41” 28.63 Libra
2024 Mar 05 15h 03m 51s -04° 19’ 32” 28.62 Libra