Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 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) 2015 DG200 Impact Earth?.
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 is currently in the constellation of Libra. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 is 14h 59m 38s and the Declination is -08° 23’ 38” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 is 29.31 (JPL).
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 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.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 from Earth is currently 795,308,093 kilometers, equivalent to 5.316306 Astronomical Units. Light takes 44 minutes and 12.8622 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 and arrive to us.
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.
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 0.009236 Astronomical Units, or 1,381,612 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 brightness
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.
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 rise and set times
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
|Perihelion distance||q||0.69161567 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2018-Dec-02 22:58:42
|Next perihelion transit||2022-Dec-07 07:05
|Argument of perihelion||peri||289.32245623498°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||119.45499627809°|
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!
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.
|2020 Oct 22||14h 53m 13s||-07° 51’ 43”||29.36||Libra|
|2020 Oct 23||14h 54m 06s||-07° 56’ 12”||29.35||Libra|
|2020 Oct 24||14h 54m 59s||-08° 00’ 39”||29.35||Libra|
|2020 Oct 25||14h 55m 51s||-08° 05’ 06”||29.34||Libra|
|2020 Oct 26||14h 56m 44s||-08° 09’ 29”||29.33||Libra|
|2020 Oct 27||14h 57m 38s||-08° 13’ 53”||29.33||Libra|
|2020 Oct 28||14h 58m 31s||-08° 18’ 12”||29.32||Libra|
|2020 Oct 29||14h 59m 25s||-08° 22’ 32”||29.31||Libra|
|2020 Oct 30||15h 00m 18s||-08° 26’ 49”||29.31||Libra|
|2020 Oct 31||15h 01m 11s||-08° 31’ 05”||29.30||Libra|
|2020 Nov 01||15h 02m 04s||-08° 35’ 18”||29.29||Libra|
|2020 Nov 02||15h 02m 58s||-08° 39’ 29”||29.29||Libra|
|2020 Nov 03||15h 03m 52s||-08° 43’ 40”||29.28||Libra|
|2020 Nov 04||15h 04m 46s||-08° 47’ 48”||29.27||Libra|