Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 is currently in the constellation of Pisces. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 is 01h 34m 30s and the Declination is +08° 39’ 38” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 is 28.64 (JPL).
Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
- 2015 TS238 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Right now it is placed in the South-West direction at an altitude of 40° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2015 TS238 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 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.
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 from Earth is currently 321,734,929 kilometers, equivalent to 2.150665 Astronomical Units. Light takes 17 minutes and 53.1922 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 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 TS238 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 to Earth happens on Thu Oct 8 2026 at a distance of 0.012125 Astronomical Units, or 1,813,910 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 Brightness
The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 is 28.64.
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238, 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 TS238 Orbital Elements
The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 at epoch 08 August 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459800.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||0.57267412 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Dec-09 15:47:36
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Feb-29 07:39
|Argument of perihelion||peri||78.172059521529°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||191.08083439886°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 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!
View Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 in the 3D Solar System Simulator
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 TS238 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 TS238 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Mar 13||01h 11m 35s||+06° 31’ 36”||28.54||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 14||01h 14m 39s||+06° 48’ 59”||28.55||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 15||01h 17m 40s||+07° 06’ 10”||28.56||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 16||01h 20m 41s||+07° 23’ 08”||28.58||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 17||01h 23m 41s||+07° 39’ 56”||28.59||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 18||01h 26m 40s||+07° 56’ 31”||28.61||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 19||01h 29m 38s||+08° 12’ 56”||28.62||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 20||01h 32m 35s||+08° 29’ 08”||28.63||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 21||01h 35m 30s||+08° 45’ 07”||28.65||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 22||01h 38m 26s||+09° 00’ 57”||28.66||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 23||01h 41m 20s||+09° 16’ 35”||28.67||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 24||01h 44m 13s||+09° 32’ 00”||28.68||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 25||01h 47m 05s||+09° 47’ 16”||28.69||Pisces|
|2023 Mar 26||01h 49m 57s||+10° 02’ 18”||28.71||Pisces|