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Asteroid 2015 TB145

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Asteroid 2015 TB145 Position

Asteroid 2015 TB145 is currently in the constellation of Tucana. The current Right Ascension is 22h 53m 32s and the Declination is -63° 07’ 28”.

22h 53m 32s
-63° 07’ 28”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 2015 TB145 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see fuillscreen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid 2015 TB145 in Tucana on September, 15 2019
Field of view: 60x30 degrees
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Hihgher precision deep sky finder chart showing where Asteroid 2015 TB145 is right now (view fullscreen)

2015 TB145
RA: 22h 53m 32s
Dec: -63° 07’ 28”
Deep sky finder chart for Asteroid 2015 TB145
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Also check out Where is Asteroid 2015 TB145?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid 2015 TB145 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid 2015 TB145 Distance

The distance of Asteroid 2015 TB145 from Earth is currently 376,691,692 kilometers, equivalent to 2.518028 Astronomical Units. Light takes 20 minutes and 56.5082 seconds to travel from Asteroid 2015 TB145 and arrive to us.

376,691,692
2.518028
20 minutes and 56.5082 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2015 TB145 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 2015 TB145 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. The value of the distance of 2015 TB145 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Asteroid 2015 TB145 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 2015 TB145 to Earth happens on Sun Nov 1 2015 at a distance of 0.00672378 Astronomical Units, or 1,005,864 kilometers:

Sun Nov 1 2015
1,005,864
0.006724

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

Asteroid 2015 TB145 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid 2015 TB145 is 25.36.

25.36

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 2015 TB145, 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 2015 TB145 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid 2015 TB145 rise and set times

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Asteroid 2015 TB145 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid 2015 TB145 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 2015 TB145 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 2015 TB145 at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.85999882
Orbit inclination i 39.68682621°
Perihelion distance q 0.29416417 AU
44,006,334 km
Aphelion distance Q 3.90814563 AU
584,650,266 km
Semi-major axis a 2.10115490 AU
314,328,300 km
Orbital period period 3.0500 years
1,112.4629 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2018-Dec-27 21:45:14
2,458,480.4064 JD
Next perihelion transit 2022-Jan-13 08:51
2,459,592.8693 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 121.74608403982°
Longitude of the ascending node node 37.711190710356°
Mean anomaly M 38.86304099587°
Mean motion n 0.32360630°/day

Visualization of Asteroid 2015 TB145 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 2015 TB145 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 2015 TB145 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 2015 TB145
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Asteroid 2015 TB145 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 2015 TB145 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 2015 TB145 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Sep 08 23h 13m 09s -63° 25’ 59” 25.25 Tucana
2019 Sep 09 23h 10m 28s -63° 25’ 12” 25.27 Tucana
2019 Sep 10 23h 07m 50s -63° 23’ 53” 25.28 Tucana
2019 Sep 11 23h 05m 12s -63° 22’ 05” 25.29 Tucana
2019 Sep 12 23h 02m 38s -63° 19’ 47” 25.31 Tucana
2019 Sep 13 23h 00m 05s -63° 17’ 00” 25.32 Tucana
2019 Sep 14 22h 57m 33s -63° 13’ 45” 25.34 Tucana
2019 Sep 15 22h 55m 05s -63° 10’ 02” 25.35 Tucana
2019 Sep 16 22h 52m 39s -63° 05’ 53” 25.37 Tucana
2019 Sep 17 22h 50m 16s -63° 01’ 15” 25.38 Tucana
2019 Sep 18 22h 47m 54s -62° 56’ 13” 25.40 Tucana
2019 Sep 19 22h 45m 38s -62° 50’ 45” 25.42 Tucana
2019 Sep 20 22h 43m 23s -62° 44’ 54” 25.43 Tucana
2019 Sep 21 22h 41m 11s -62° 38’ 39” 25.45 Tucana