Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 is 13h 22m 19s and the Declination is -08° 28’ 24” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 is 31.21 (JPL).
- 2015 VO142 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 2015 VO142 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 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 VO142 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 from Earth is currently 193,129,271 kilometers, equivalent to 1.290989 Astronomical Units. Light takes 10 minutes and 44.2099 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 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 VO142 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 to Earth happens on Tue Mar 17 2026 at a distance of 0.006977 Astronomical Units, or 1,043,801 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142, 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 VO142 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.93938068 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Sep-18 19:50:06
|Next perihelion transit||2023-Oct-30 18:38
|Argument of perihelion||peri||20.425105291495°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||95.321529272367°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 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 VO142 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 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 VO142 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 25||12h 53m 26s||-05° 32’ 39”||31.19||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 26||12h 57m 12s||-05° 56’ 08”||31.19||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 27||13h 01m 00s||-06° 19’ 30”||31.19||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 28||13h 04m 46s||-06° 42’ 42”||31.20||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 29||13h 08m 34s||-07° 05’ 44”||31.20||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 30||13h 12m 20s||-07° 28’ 37”||31.20||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 01||13h 16m 08s||-07° 51’ 21”||31.21||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 02||13h 19m 54s||-08° 13’ 55”||31.21||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 03||13h 23m 40s||-08° 36’ 19”||31.21||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 04||13h 27m 28s||-08° 58’ 32”||31.22||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 05||13h 31m 14s||-09° 20’ 32”||31.22||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 06||13h 35m 02s||-09° 42’ 23”||31.22||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 07||13h 38m 48s||-10° 04’ 00”||31.23||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 08||13h 42m 36s||-10° 25’ 26”||31.23||Virgo|