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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200

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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 Position

Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 is currently in the constellation of Libra. The current Right Ascension is 14h 59m 03s and the Declination is -06° 06’ 22”.

14h 59m 03s
-06° 06’ 22”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see full screen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 in Libra on January, 23 2020
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 from Earth is currently 574,123,985 kilometers, equivalent to 3.837782 Astronomical Units. Light takes 31 minutes and 55.0715 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 and arrive to us.

31 minutes and 55.0715 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.

Distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 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) 2015 DG200 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 to Earth happens on Fri Jan 22 2027 at a distance of 0.01071982 Astronomical Units, or 1,603,662 kilometers:

Fri Jan 22 2027

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

Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 is 28.33.


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.

Predicted magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 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) 2015 DG200 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.1°
Max altitude: 32.4°
Azimuth: 263.9°
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 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) 2015 DG200 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) 2015 DG200 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.72614984
Orbit inclination i 10.61016729°
Perihelion distance q 0.69156547 AU
103,456,723 km
Aphelion distance Q 4.35911973 AU
652,115,032 km
Semi-major axis a 2.52534260 AU
377,785,877 km
Orbital period period 4.0100 years
1,465.8141 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2018-Dec-03 01:10:51
2,458,455.5492 JD
Next perihelion transit 2022-Dec-07 20:43
2,459,921.3633 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 289.33421462109°
Longitude of the ascending node node 119.45501629525°
Mean anomaly M 35.59952450158°
Mean motion n 0.24559732°/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
2020 Jan 16 14h 55m 05s -06° 08’ 15” 28.35 Libra
2020 Jan 17 14h 55m 40s -06° 08’ 17” 28.35 Libra
2020 Jan 18 14h 56m 13s -06° 08’ 13” 28.35 Libra
2020 Jan 19 14h 56m 45s -06° 08’ 05” 28.34 Libra
2020 Jan 20 14h 57m 18s -06° 07’ 51” 28.34 Libra
2020 Jan 21 14h 57m 48s -06° 07’ 32” 28.34 Libra
2020 Jan 22 14h 58m 18s -06° 07’ 09” 28.34 Libra
2020 Jan 23 14h 58m 49s -06° 06’ 38” 28.33 Libra
2020 Jan 24 14h 59m 17s -06° 06’ 03” 28.33 Libra
2020 Jan 25 14h 59m 44s -06° 05’ 22” 28.33 Libra
2020 Jan 26 15h 00m 11s -06° 04’ 36” 28.32 Libra
2020 Jan 27 15h 00m 38s -06° 03’ 44” 28.32 Libra
2020 Jan 28 15h 01m 03s -06° 02’ 48” 28.31 Libra
2020 Jan 29 15h 01m 27s -06° 01’ 45” 28.31 Libra