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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 Virgo. The current Right Ascension is 12h 23m 12s and the Declination is +06° 22’ 11”.

12h 23m 12s
+06° 22’ 11”

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

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 in Virgo on August, 21 2019
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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 559,781,047 kilometers, equivalent to 3.741905 Astronomical Units. Light takes 31 minutes and 7.2286 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 and arrive to us.

559,781,047
3.741905
31 minutes and 7.2286 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
1,603,662
0.010720

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 27.64.

27.64

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: 83.6°
Max altitude: 44.8°
Azimuth: 276.3°
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 DG200 is below 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, consideting the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmoshpere 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
2019 Aug 14 12h 14m 31s +07° 23’ 43” 27.60 Virgo
2019 Aug 15 12h 15m 43s +07° 15’ 10” 27.61 Virgo
2019 Aug 16 12h 16m 54s +07° 06’ 38” 27.61 Virgo
2019 Aug 17 12h 18m 06s +06° 58’ 08” 27.62 Virgo
2019 Aug 18 12h 19m 18s +06° 49’ 38” 27.62 Virgo
2019 Aug 19 12h 20m 30s +06° 41’ 11” 27.63 Virgo
2019 Aug 20 12h 21m 42s +06° 32’ 44” 27.64 Virgo
2019 Aug 21 12h 22m 54s +06° 24’ 20” 27.64 Virgo
2019 Aug 22 12h 24m 06s +06° 15’ 56” 27.65 Virgo
2019 Aug 23 12h 25m 17s +06° 07’ 33” 27.65 Virgo
2019 Aug 24 12h 26m 29s +05° 59’ 12” 27.66 Virgo
2019 Aug 25 12h 27m 41s +05° 50’ 53” 27.66 Virgo
2019 Aug 26 12h 28m 51s +05° 42’ 36” 27.67 Virgo
2019 Aug 27 12h 30m 03s +05° 34’ 19” 27.67 Virgo