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 Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 is 17h 34m 59s and the Declination is -26° 51’ 52” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 is 24.65 (JPL).
Summary of key facts about Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 [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]:
- 2015 DG200 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- It is visible looking in the South-South-East direction at an altitude of 11° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2015 DG200 is visible only through long exposure photography.
- See also 2015 DG200 rise and set times.
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Additional information about Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 available on TheSkyLive:
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 156,416,468 kilometers, equivalent to 1.045580 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 minutes and 41.7492 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 0.008855 Astronomical Units, or 1,324,616 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||0.69082161 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Dec-06 19:43:34
|Argument of perihelion||peri||289.31530897567°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||119.44896629855°|
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.
|2022 Sep 26||17h 26m 30s||-25° 50’ 34”||24.74||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 27||17h 27m 28s||-25° 58’ 27”||24.73||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 28||17h 28m 27s||-26° 06’ 24”||24.72||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 29||17h 29m 31s||-26° 14’ 21”||24.71||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 30||17h 30m 37s||-26° 22’ 20”||24.70||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 01||17h 31m 45s||-26° 30’ 20”||24.69||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 02||17h 32m 57s||-26° 38’ 22”||24.67||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 03||17h 34m 09s||-26° 46’ 26”||24.66||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 04||17h 35m 26s||-26° 54’ 30”||24.65||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 05||17h 36m 43s||-27° 02’ 35”||24.63||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 06||17h 38m 04s||-27° 10’ 42”||24.62||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 07||17h 39m 28s||-27° 18’ 50”||24.60||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 08||17h 40m 54s||-27° 26’ 58”||24.59||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 09||17h 42m 21s||-27° 35’ 08”||24.57||Ophiucus|